Definitions for: Regurgitate

[v] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[v] repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
[v] feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food; of some birds
[v] pour or rush back; "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*gur"gi*tate (r?*g?r"j?*t?t), v. t. [LL.
regurgitare, regurgitatum; L. pref. re- re- + gurges, -itis,
a gulf. Cf. Regorge.]
To throw or pour back, as from a deep or hollow place; to
pour or throw back in great quantity.

Re*gur"gi*tate, v. i.
To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back.

The food may regurgitatem the stomach into the
esophagus and mouth. --Quain.

Synonyms: barf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, reproduce, retch, sick, spew, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up

Antonyms: keep down

See Also: echo, egest, eliminate, excrete, feed, give, pass, pour, repeat

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