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English Dictionary: regurgitate by the DICT Development Group
3 results for regurgitate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
regurgitate
v
  1. pour or rush back; "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"
  2. 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"
  3. repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
    Synonym(s): regurgitate, reproduce
  4. 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"
    Synonym(s): vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
    Antonym(s): keep down
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Regurgitate \Re*gur"gi*tate\ (r?*g?r"j?*t?t), v. t. [LL.
      regurgitare, regurgitatum; L. pref. re- re- + gurges, -itis,
      a gulf. Cf. {Regorge}.]
      To throw or pour back, as from a deep or hollow place; to
      pour or throw back in great quantity.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Regurgitate \Re*gur"gi*tate\, v. i.
      To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back.
  
               The food may regurgitatem the stomach into the
               esophagus and mouth.                              --Quain.
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