What is another word for spew?

Pronunciation: [spjˈuː] (IPA)

Spew, a verb meaning to eject or discharge forcefully, has several synonyms. Some of these synonyms include vomit, regurgitate, retch, hurl, puke, eject, discharge, and expel. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation and context in which they are used. For instance, vomit is often associated with nausea and illness, whereas hurl is more commonly associated with angry outbursts. Similarly, expel can apply to bodily fluids or gases, while discharge can refer to a more generalized release of something. All of these synonyms, however, align with the general idea of forcefully ejecting something, making them useful for a range of contexts.

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What are the hypernyms for Spew?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for spew?

The word "spew" refers to the act of forcefully expelling something from the mouth or a different body opening. However, the opposite of this word is "swallow," which means to take something inside. Instead of spewing out food or fluids, one can swallow or ingest them. Another antonym for "spew" is "collect." When you collect something, you gather it together, rather than expelling it away. Instead of spewing trash or waste, you can collect it and dispose of it properly. Furthermore, the word "absorb" can be considered as an antonym of "spew." To absorb means to soak or take in, while spew means to release or let go. Rather than spewing out water, you can absorb and conserve it for later use.

What are the antonyms for Spew?

Usage examples for Spew

After spending an hour in glancing over Sardini's works, I begged her to spew me her own.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Although care and time were taken in the selection of a proper spot, when the herd began to cross, the leading cattle, breaking through the crust, sank to their hips in the boggy spew below, and in a short time between 30 and 40 were stuck fast, the remainder ploughing through with great difficulty.
"The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine"
Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
In the years that are to be I shall soar like an evil bird over the warring camps of men, And spew destroying poison.
"Pan and Aeolus: Poems"
Charles Hamilton Musgrove

Famous quotes with Spew

  • Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
    Neil Kurshan
  • Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth.
    Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.
    Miguel de Cervantes
  • In the days of madness, my brother, my sister, When you're dragged toward the Hell-mouth, You will beg for the end, but there ain't gonna be one, friend, For the grave will spew you out! It will spew you out!
    Nick Cave
  • A Jewish convert said to me once, "The Communists hate God, and the Catholics love Him. But they are both facing Him, directing their attention to Him. They are not indifferent.It is the lukewarm that He will spew out of His mouth."
    Dorothy Day

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