What is the meaning of regurgitate?


  • Pour or rush back.
    • usage: "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"
  • Feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food.
    • usage: "many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest"
  • Repeat after memorization.
    • usage: "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
  • Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
    • usage: "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
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APAWordNet. (2010). regurgitate. Retrieved February 21, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/regurgitate/definitions/1306089
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