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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw upverb

    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"


  1. regorgeverb

    To disgorge or vomit

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Regorgeverb

    Etymology: re and gorge.

    It was scoffingly said, he had eaten the king’s goose, and did then regorge the feathers. John Hayward.

    Drunk with wine,
    And fat regorg’d of bulls and goats. John Milton, Agonistes.

    As tides at highest mark regorge the flood,
    So fate, that could no more improve their joy,
    Took a malicious pleasure to destroy. Dryden.


  1. regorge

    Regorge is a verb which means to overflow or to be full to bursting. It can also mean to throw up or eject what has previously been swallowed. It is often used metaphorically to describe an excess or abundant amount of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regorgeverb

    to vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back

  2. Regorgeverb

    to swallow again; to swallow back

  3. Etymology: [F. regorder; re- + gorger to gorge. Cf. Regurgitate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Regorge

    rē-gorj′, v.t. to swallow again: (Milt.) to swallow eagerly: to vomit, to throw back.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regorge in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regorge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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