Cite

Synonyms of expectorate

Verb


1. expectorate, clear out, drive out, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly"

2. expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out, exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release

usage: discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: expectorate (Dictionary)