A small amount of liquid food.
Nederlands: dronk, slok
The act of swallowing:
— One swallow of the liquid was enough.
Nederlands: de keel smeren, drinken, slok
Pools: połykanie, przełykanie, łykanie
Small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations.
Pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking:
— Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!.
synoniem: get down.
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 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
Engulf and destroy.
Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing:
— The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter.
Keep from expressing.
Tolerate or accommodate oneself to:
— I swallowed the insult.
Nederlands: verteren, verwerken
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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