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NOUN (4)

1. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion;
[syn: stomach, tummy, tum, breadbasket]

2. the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis;
[syn: abdomen, venter, stomach, belly]

3. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness;
- Example: "he had no stomach for a fight"

4. an appetite for food;
- Example: "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"


VERB (2)

1. bear to eat;
- Example: "He cannot stomach raw fish"

2. put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
- Example: "I cannot bear his constant criticism"
- Example: "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
- Example: "he learned to tolerate the heat"
- Example: "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
[syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stomach \Stom"ach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stomached; p. pr. & vb. n. Stomaching.] [Cf. L. stomachari, v.t. & i., to be angry or vexed at a thing.] 1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] The Parliament sit in that body . . . to be his counselors and dictators, though he stomach it. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To bear without repugnance; to brook. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stomach \Stom"ach\, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric. [1913 Webster] 2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire. [1913 Webster] He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He was a man Of an unbounded stomach. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Stomach pump (Med.), a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it. Stomach tube (Med.), a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach. Stomach worm (Zool.), the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the stomach. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stomach \Stom"ach\, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stomach n 1: an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion [syn: stomach, tummy, tum, breadbasket] 2: the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis [syn: abdomen, venter, stomach, belly] 3: an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; "he had no stomach for a fight" 4: an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner" v 1: bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish" 2: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

163 Moby Thesaurus words for "stomach": abatis, abdomen, abide, abomasum, accept, aftertaste, anus, appendix, appetite, bay window, bear, bear with, beard, beerbelly, belly, bitter, blind gut, blink at, bowels, brain, brains, breadbasket, brook, canine appetite, cecum, chitterlings, cockscomb, colon, condone, connive at, corporation, countenance, craving, craw, crop, desire, diaphragm, digest, disregard, down, drought, dryness, duodenum, eat, embonpoint, emptiness, empty stomach, endocardium, endure, entrails, first stomach, flavor, foregut, giblets, gizzard, go, gullet, gust, gut, guts, hankering, haslet, have, hear of, heart, hindgut, hollow hunger, honeycomb stomach, hunger, hungriness, ignore, inclination, indulge, innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine, inwards, jejunum, kidney, kidneys, kishkes, large intestine, liver, liver and lights, longing, lung, manyplies, marrow, maw, midgut, midriff, need, omasum, overlook, palate, paunch, perineum, pocket, pocket the affront, polydipsia, pot, potbelly, potgut, psalterium, pump, pusgut, put up with, pylorus, rectum, relish, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen, salt, sapidity, sapor, savor, savoriness, second stomach, smack, small intestine, sour, spare tire, spleen, stand, stand for, stick, suffer, swagbelly, swallow, swallow an insult, sweet, sweet tooth, sweetbread, take, tang, tapeworm, taste, third stomach, thirst, thirstiness, ticker, tolerance, tolerate, tongue, tooth, torment of Tantalus, tripe, tripes, tum-tum, tummy, turn aside provocation, underbelly, venter, ventripotence, vermiform appendix, viscera, vitals, wink at, works, yearning