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swallow



I - noun
1. a small amount of liquid food (Freq. 3)
- a sup of ale
Syn:
sup
Derivationally related forms:
sup (for: sup)
Hypernyms:
taste, mouthful
2. the act of swallowing (Freq. 1)
- one swallow of the liquid was enough
- he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips
Syn:
drink, deglutition
Derivationally related forms:
drink (for: drink)
Hypernyms:
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
Hyponyms:
aerophagia, gulp, draft, draught, swig, sip
3. small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
Hypernyms:
oscine, oscine bird
Hyponyms:
barn swallow, chimney swallow, Hirundo rustica, cliff swallow, Hirundo pyrrhonota,
tree swallow, tree martin, Hirundo nigricans, white-bellied swallow, Iridoprocne bicolor, martin

II - verb
1. pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking (Freq. 12)
- Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!
Syn:
get down
Hypernyms:
consume, ingest, take in, take, have
Hyponyms:
bolt
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- They swallow more bread
2. engulf and destroy (Freq. 4)
- The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries
Hypernyms:
demolish, destroy
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
3. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing (Freq. 2)
- The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
Syn:
immerse, swallow up, bury, eat up
Hypernyms:
enclose, close in, inclose, shut in
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
4. utter indistinctly
- She swallowed the last words of her speech
Hypernyms:
talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
5. take back what one has said
- He swallowed his words
Syn:
take back, unsay, withdraw
Derivationally related forms:
withdrawal (for: withdraw)
Hypernyms:
disown, renounce, repudiate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
6. keep from expressing
- I swallowed my anger and kept quiet
Hypernyms:
suppress, repress
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. tolerate or accommodate oneself to
- I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
- I swallowed the insult
- She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies
Syn:
accept, live with
Derivationally related forms:
acceptance (for: accept)
Hypernyms:
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear,
bear, tolerate, support, brook, abide,
suffer, put up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. believe or accept without questioning or challenge
- Am I supposed to swallow that story?
Hypernyms:
believe
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

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