Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) swallow, sup (a small amount of liquid food) "a sup of ale"
- S: (n) swallow, drink, deglutition (the act of swallowing) "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
- S: (n) swallow (small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations)
- S: (v) swallow, get down (pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking) "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
- S: (v) swallow (engulf and destroy) "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
- S: (v) immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up (enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing) "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
- S: (v) swallow (utter indistinctly) "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
- S: (v) swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw (take back what one has said) "He swallowed his words"
- S: (v) swallow (keep from expressing) "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
- S: (v) accept, live with, swallow (tolerate or accommodate oneself to) "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
- S: (v) swallow (believe or accept without questioning or challenge) "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"