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VERB (2)

1. expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;
- Example: "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
[syn: spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue]

2. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
- Example: "After drinking too much, the students vomited"
- Example: "He purged continuously"
- Example: "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spue \Spue\ (sp[=u]), v. t. & i. See Spew. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spew \Spew\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spewed; p. pr. & vb. n. Spewing.] [OE. spewen, speowen, AS. sp[imac]wan;n to D. spuwen to spit. OS & OHG. sp[imac]wan, G. speien, Icel. sp?ja to spew, Sw. spy, Dan. spye, Goth. spiewan, th. spjauti, L. spuere to split, Gr. ???, Skr. shtiv, shth[imac]v. Cf. Pyke, Spit.] [Written also spue.] 1. To eject from the stomach; to vomit. [1913 Webster] 2. To cast forth with abhorrence or disgust; to eject. [1913 Webster] Because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth. --Rev. ii. 16. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spue v 1: expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer" [syn: spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue] 2: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]