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English Dictionary: vomit by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
vomit
n
  1. the matter ejected in vomiting [syn: vomit, vomitus, puke, barf]
  2. a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    Synonym(s): emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant
  3. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    Synonym(s): vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
v
  1. 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]:
   Vomit \Vom"it\, n. [L. vomitus, from vomere, vomitum, to vomit;
      akin to Gr. [?], Skr. vam, Lith. vemiti. Cf. {Emetic},
      {Vomito}.]
      1. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the
            stomach through the mouth.
  
                     Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured.
                                                                              --Sandys.
  
      2. (Med.) That which excites vomiting; an emetic.
  
                     He gives your Hollander a vomit.         --Shak.
  
      {Black vomit}. (Med.) See in the Vocabulary.
  
      {Vomit nut}, nux vomica.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Vomit \Vom"it\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vomited}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Vomiting}.] [Cf. L. vomere, vomitum, and v. freq. vomitare.
      See {Vomit}, n.]
      To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke;
      to spew.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Vomit \Vom"it\, v. t.
      1. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth;
            to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; -- often followed by up
            or out.
  
                     The fish . . . vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.
                                                                              --Jonah ii.
                                                                              10.
  
      2. Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to
            emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones,
            etc.
  
                     Like the sons of Vulcan, vomit smoke. --Milton.
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