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Synonyms for swallow

Synonyms for (noun) swallow

Synonyms: swallow, drink, deglutition Definition: the act of swallowing Usage: one swallow of the liquid was enough; he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

Similar words: uptake, consumption, ingestion, intake Definition: the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

Synonyms: swallow Definition: small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations

Similar words: oscine, oscine bird Definition: passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

Synonyms: sup, swallow Definition: a small amount of liquid food Usage: a sup of ale

Similar words: mouthful, taste Definition: a small amount eaten or drunk Usage: take a taste--you'll like it

Synonyms for (verb) swallow

Synonyms: swallow Definition: believe or accept without questioning or challenge Usage: Am I supposed to swallow that story?

Similar words: believe Definition: accept as true; take to be true Usage: I believed his report; We didn't believe his stories from the War; She believes in spirits

Synonyms: swallow, live with, accept Definition: tolerate or accommodate oneself to Usage: I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions; I swallowed the insult; She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies

Similar words: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant Usage: 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

Synonyms: swallow Definition: keep from expressing Usage: I swallowed my anger and kept quiet

Similar words: suppress, repress Definition: put out of one's consciousness

Synonyms: unsay, withdraw, swallow, take back Definition: take back what one has said Usage: He swallowed his words

Similar words: disown, renounce, repudiate Definition: cast off Usage: She renounced her husband; The parents repudiated their son

Synonyms: swallow Definition: utter indistinctly Usage: She swallowed the last words of her speech

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: swallow Definition: engulf and destroy Usage: The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries

Similar words: demolish, destroy Definition: defeat soundly Usage: The home team demolished the visitors

Synonyms: get down, swallow Definition: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking Usage: Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: eat up, bury, immerse, swallow, swallow up Definition: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing Usage: The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

Similar words: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in Definition: surround completely Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence