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Synonyms for swallowˈswɒl oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swallow, sup(noun)

    a small amount of liquid food

    Synonyms:
    sup, deglutition, swallow, drink

  2. swallow, drink, deglutition(noun)

    the act of swallowing

    Synonyms:
    drinking, swallow, deglutition, sup, beverage, drink, potable, drinkable, crapulence, drunkenness, boozing

  3. swallow(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    sup, deglutition, drink

  4. swallow, get down(verb)

    pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

    Synonyms:
    start, write down, eat up, bring down, get off, get, lower, demoralise, commence, dispirit, get down, demoralize, take back, deject, swallow, swallow up, unsay, take down, set down, dismount, bury, put down, begin, accept, let down, cast down, start out, depress, live with, withdraw, immerse, dismay, light, set about, unhorse, set out

  5. swallow(verb)

    engulf and destroy

    Synonyms:
    eat up, swallow up, immerse, live with, take back, get down, withdraw, unsay, accept, bury

  6. immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up(verb)

    enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

    Synonyms:
    deplete, take back, exhaust, bury, engross, get down, swallow, accept, withdraw, unsay, finish, engulf, inhume, eat up, entomb, live with, absorb, run through, forget, immerse, swallow up, sink, eat, consume, lay to rest, soak up, wipe out, polish off, steep, plunge, inter, use up

  7. swallow(verb)

    utter indistinctly

    Synonyms:
    eat up, swallow up, immerse, live with, take back, get down, withdraw, unsay, accept, bury

  8. swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw(verb)

    take back what one has said

    Synonyms:
    swallow, bring back, eat up, sequester, repossess, seclude, back away, crawfish out, return, crawfish, retreat, get down, take, call in, back out, retire, take back, pull away, take out, swallow up, unsay, bow out, draw back, recede, bury, recall, move back, call back, sequestrate, draw, draw off, accept, take away, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, immerse, pull back, live with, pull in one's horns, remove

  9. swallow(verb)

    keep from expressing

    Synonyms:
    eat up, swallow up, immerse, live with, take back, get down, withdraw, unsay, accept, bury

  10. accept, live with, swallow(verb)

    tolerate or accommodate oneself to

    Synonyms:
    admit, have, bury, get down, swallow, accept, withdraw, take back, take on, eat up, assume, live with, consent, immerse, swallow up, unsay, take, take over, go for, bear

  11. swallow(verb)

    believe or accept without questioning or challenge

    Synonyms:
    eat up, swallow up, immerse, live with, take back, get down, withdraw, unsay, accept, bury

Wiktionary

  1. swallow(3)

    Synonyms:
    martlet

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. swallow

    A fluid that is absorbed is taken up into the mass of the absorbing body, with which it may or may not permanently combine. Wood expands when it absorbs moisture, iron when it absorbs heat, the substance remaining perhaps otherwise substantially unchanged; quicklime, when it absorbs water, becomes a new substance with different qualities, hydrated or slaked lime. A substance is consumed which is destructively appropriated by some other substance, being, or agency, so that it ceases to exist or to be recognized as existing in its original condition; fuel is consumed in the fire, food in the body; consume is also applied to whatever is removed from the market for individual use; as, silk and woolen goods are consumed. A great talker engrosses the conversation. A credulous person swallows the most preposterous statement. A busy student imbibes or drinks in knowledge; he is absorbed in a subject that takes his whole attention. "I only postponed it because I happened to get absorbed in a book." Kane Grinnell Exped. ch. 43, page 403. [Harper & Bros. '54.]

    Synonyms:
    absorb, consume, drink in, drink up, engross, exhaust, imbibe, suck up, swallow up, take in, take up

    Antonyms:
    cast out, disgorge, disperse, dissipate, distract, eject, emit, exude, give up, put forth, radiate, send out, shoot forth, throw off, vomit

    Preposition:
    Plants absorb moisture from the air; the student is absorbed in thought; nutriment may be absorbed into the system through the skin.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    GULP, GOBBLE, BOLT, take into the stomach, take down, get down

  2. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    absorb, engulf, destroy, devour, swallow up

  3. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    believe (without scruple), receive implicitly

  4. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    brook, stomach, pocket, endure, bear, put up with

  5. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    renounce, retract, recant, take back

  6. swallow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    consume, exhaust, waste, use up

  7. swallow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    throat, gullet, œsophagus

  8. swallow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    voracity, gluttonous appetite

  9. swallow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dovetailed

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List of paraphrases:

hirondelle, haiyan, eat, digest


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