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1 swallow

A small amount of liquid food.

synoniem: sup.

Nederlands: dronk, slok

2 swallow

The act of swallowing:
— One swallow of the liquid was enough.

synoniemen: deglutition, drink.

Nederlands: de keel smeren, drinken, slok
Pools: połykanie, przełykanie, łykanie

3 swallow

Small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations.

Nederlands: zwaluw
Pools: jaskółka


1 swallow

Pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking:
— Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!.

synoniem: get down.

Roget 296: give entrance to, give admittance to, give the entree; introduce, intromit; usher, admit, receive, import, bring in, open the door to, throw in, ingest, absorb, ... meer laten zien

Roget 298: eat, feed, fare, devour, swallow, take; gulp, bolt, snap; fall to; despatch, dispatch; discuss; take down, ... meer laten zien

Roget 486: be credulous etc. adj.; jurare in verba magistri [Lat.]; follow implicitly; swallow, gulp down; take on trust; take for granted, take for gospel; run away with a notion, run away with an idea; jump to a conclusion, rush to a conclusion; ... meer laten zien

Roget 484: believe, credit; give faith to, give credit to, credence to; see, realize; assume, receive; set down for, take for; have it, take it; ... meer laten zien

Roget 826: be composed etc. adj.. laisser faire [Fr.], laisser aller [Fr.]; take things easily, take things as they come; take it easy, rub on, live and let live; take easily, take cooly, take in good part; aequam servare mentem [Lat.].    ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: slikken

2 swallow

Engulf and destroy.

3 swallow

Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing:
— The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter.

synoniemen: bury, eat up, immerse, swallow up.

4 swallow

Utter indistinctly.

5 swallow

Take back what one has said:
— He swallowed his words.

synoniemen: take back, unsay, withdraw.

6 swallow

Keep from expressing.

7 swallow

Tolerate or accommodate oneself to:
— I swallowed the insult.

synoniemen: accept, live with.

Nederlands: verteren, verwerken

8 swallow

Believe or accept without questioning or challenge.

Nederlands: inslikken, slikken

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abide, abjure, ablate, absorb, accede, accept, accept for gospel, accept implicitly, acquiesce, allow, and sinker, antelope, arrow, assent, assimilate, back down, back out, backwater, be a sucker, be agreeable ... meer laten zien.

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