Definisi 'swallow'
English to English
noun
1 a small amount of liquid food
Example:
• a sup of ale
source: wordnet30
2 the act of swallowing
Example:
• one swallow of the liquid was enough
• he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips
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3 small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
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4 Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family Hirundinidæ, especially one of those species in which the tail is deeply forked. They have long, pointed wings, and are noted for the swiftness and gracefulness of their flight.
source: webster1913
5 The act of swallowing.
source: webster1913
verb
6 pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Example:
• Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!
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7 engulf and destroy
Example:
• The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries
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8 enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
Example:
• The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
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9 utter indistinctly
Example:
• She swallowed the last words of her speech
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10 take back what one has said
Example:
• He swallowed his words
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11 keep from expressing
Example:
• I swallowed my anger and kept quiet
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12 tolerate or accommodate oneself to
Example:
• I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
• I swallowed the insult
• She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies
source: wordnet30
13 believe or accept without questioning or challenge
Example:
• Am I supposed to swallow that story?
source: wordnet30
14 To take into the stomach; to receive through the gullet, or esophagus, into the stomach; as, to swallow food or drink.
source: webster1913
15 To perform the act of swallowing; as, his cold is so severe he is unable to swallow.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
drink, imbibe, get down, sup, acceptance, consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake, oscine, mouthful, close in, aerophagia, draft, draught, gulp, swig, bolt,

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