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swallow

swallow - Dictionary definition and meaning for word swallow

Definition
(noun) a small amount of liquid food
Synonyms : sup
Example Sentence
  • a sup of ale

Definition
(noun) the act of swallowing
Synonyms : deglutition , drink
Example Sentence
  • one swallow of the liquid was enough
  • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

Definition
(noun) small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
Definition
(verb) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Synonyms : get down
Example Sentence
  • Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!

Definition
(verb) engulf and destroy
Example Sentence
  • The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries

Definition
(verb) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
Synonyms : bury , eat up , immerse , swallow up
Example Sentence
  • The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

Definition
(verb) utter indistinctly
Example Sentence
  • She swallowed the last words of her speech

Definition
(verb) take back what one has said
Synonyms : take back , unsay , withdraw
Example Sentence
  • He swallowed his words

Definition
(verb) keep from expressing
Example Sentence
  • I swallowed my anger and kept quiet

Definition
(verb) tolerate or accommodate oneself to
Synonyms : accept , live with
Example Sentence
  • I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
  • I swallowed the insult
  • She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies

Definition
(verb) believe or accept without questioning or challenge
Example Sentence
  • Am I supposed to swallow that story?

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