Synonyms of swallow
- 1. swallow, sup, taste, mouthful
- usage: a small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"
- 2. swallow, drink, deglutition, consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
- usage: the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
- 3. swallow, oscine, oscine bird
- usage: small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
- 1. swallow, get down, consume, ingest, take in, take, have
- usage: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
- 2. swallow, demolish, destroy
- usage: engulf and destroy; "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
- 3. immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up, enclose, close in, inclose, shut in
- usage: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
- 4. swallow, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
- usage: utter indistinctly; "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
- 5. swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw, disown, renounce, repudiate
- usage: take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"
- 6. swallow, suppress, repress
- usage: keep from expressing; "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
- 7. accept, live with, swallow, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
- usage: 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"
- 8. swallow, believe
- usage: believe or accept without questioning or challenge; "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"
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