What does stomach mean?

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ˈstʌm əkstom·ach

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stomach, tummy, tum, breadbasketnoun

    an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

  2. abdomen, venter, stomach, bellynoun

    the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

  3. stomachnoun

    an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness

    "he had no stomach for a fight"

  4. stomachverb

    an appetite for food

    "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"

  5. stomachverb

    bear to eat

    "He cannot stomach raw fish"

  6. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upverb

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Wiktionary

  1. stomachnoun

    An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

  2. stomachnoun

    The belly.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

  3. stomachnoun

    Pride, haughtiness.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

  4. stomachnoun

    Appetite.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

  5. stomachnoun

    Desire, appetite (for something abstract).

    I have no stomach for a fight today.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

  6. stomachverb

    To be able to tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to be able to stand or handle something.

    Etymology: From stomak, from estomac, from stomachus, from στόμαχος, from στόμα. Displaced native Middle English mawe (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk (from Old English buc, see bucket).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stomachnoun

    an enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  2. Stomachnoun

    the desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  3. Stomachnoun

    hence appetite in general; inclination; desire

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  4. Stomachnoun

    violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  5. Stomachnoun

    pride; haughtiness; arrogance

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  6. Stomachverb

    to resent; to remember with anger; to dislike

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  7. Stomachverb

    to bear without repugnance; to brook

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

  8. Stomachverb

    to be angry

    Etymology: [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.]

Freebase

  1. Stomach

    The stomach is a muscular, hollow, dilated part of the digestion system which functions as an important organ of the digestive tract in some animals, including vertebrates, echinoderms, insects, and molluscs. It is involved in the second phase of digestion, following mastication. The stomach is located between the esophagus and the small intestine. It secretes protein-digesting enzymes called protease and strong acids to aid in food digestion, through smooth muscular contortions before sending partially digested food to the small intestines. The word stomach is derived from the Latin stomachus which is derived from the Greek word stomachos, ultimately from stoma, "mouth". The words gastro- and gastric are both derived from the Greek word gaster.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stomach

    stum′ak, n. the strong muscular bag into which the food passes when swallowed, and where it is principally digested: the cavity in any animal for the digestion of its food: appetite, relish for food, inclination generally: disposition, spirit, courage, pride, spleen.—v.t. to brook or put up with: to turn the stomach of: to resent.—adj. Stom′achal.—ns. Stom′acher, a part of the dress covering the front of the body, generally forming the lower part of the bodice in front, sometimes richly ornamented: a large brooch; Stomach′ic, a medicine for the stomach.—adjs. Stomach′ic, -al, pertaining to the stomach: strengthening or promoting the action of the stomach; Stom′achous (Spens.), angry, stout, obstinate.—ns. Stom′ach-pump, a syringe with a flexible tube for withdrawing fluids from the stomach, or injecting them into it; Stom′ach-stag′gers, a disease in horses due to a paralytic affection of the stomach. [O. Fr. estomac—L. stomachus—Gr. stomachos, the throat, stomach—stoma, a mouth.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Stomach

    An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.

Editors Contribution

  1. stomach

    An organ of the body of a human being or animal.

    The stomach is a facet of the body of an animal or human being.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 10, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Stomach

    that portion of the alimentary canal, immediately following the gizzard and preceding the ileum, into which most of the digestive juices are poured = chylific ventricle.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stomach' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3353

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stomach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3368

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stomach' in Nouns Frequency: #1350

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stomach in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stomach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of stomach in a Sentence

  1. Mario Givens:

    I didn't want that to happen to me, so I raised my arms over my head, and when I did, he tased me in my stomach anyway, they never told me how they reached the conclusion. Never. They never contacted anyone from that night. No one from the neighborhood.

  2. Lisa Page for doing that:

    It's like being punched in the gut. My heart drops to my stomach when I realize he has tweeted about me again, the president of the United States is calling me names to the entire world. He's demeaning me and my career. It's sickening.

  3. David Greenwood:

    The discovery of charcoal together with a fern-filled stomach opens a window into the biology of this large herbivorous armoured dinosaur as it suggested Borealopelta was likely a keystone herbivore that shaped the landscape by its grazing, and that it also grazed on the ferns growing in open areas created by wildfires, that is so cool.

  4. Brian Schaffner:

    That is certainly what gives Donald Trump a floor : By stoking those cultural war fires you are going to win over a certain share of the electorate that has this more racist and sexist and xenophobic views, but it also prevents Donald Trump from winning over these other people who would otherwise be conservative or be open to voting Republican, but simply can't stomach that culture war stuff Donald Trump is so focused on.

  5. Jennifer Lopez:

    When I sat there, I was in my hair and makeup trailer, and heres what I felt. In my belly, I felt a flutter. I felt like a little butterfly in my stomach, and immediately I knew that I had life inside of me. the doctor says, you see that right there, that little grain of rice ? Thats the baby. You see that other little grain of rice over here ? Thats the other baby.

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