Definition of Regurgitate

1. Verb. Pour or rush back. "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"

Generic synonyms: Pour
Derivative terms: Regurgitation



2. Verb. Feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food. "Many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest"
Generic synonyms: Feed, Give

3. Verb. Repeat after memorization. "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
Exact synonyms: Reproduce
Generic synonyms: Echo, Repeat
Derivative terms: Regurgitation

4. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Definition of Regurgitate

1. v. t. To throw or pour back, as from a deep or hollow place; to pour or throw back in great quantity.

2. v. i. To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back.

Definition of Regurgitate

1. Verb. (transitive) To throw up or vomit; to eject what has previously been swallowed. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To cough up from the gut to feed its young, as a bird or animal does. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive by extension) To repeat verbatim. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regurgitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

Medical Definition of Regurgitate

1. To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back. "The food may regurgitatem the stomach into the oesophagus and mouth." (Quain) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Regurgitate

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1. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"We can regurgitate without bile, and many birds regurgitate part of their indigestible ... Therefore probably all those animals which do regurgitate their ..."

2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1904)
"The capacity of the dilated esophagus was measured by having the patient drink water until he felt it regurgitate into the mouth. ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"After one hour I was not able to regurgitate enough to go through the various tests, but between forty-five and sixty minutes I could always get more than ..."

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