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Those damn Moomins. I don't want to hear about them any more. I could vomit on the Moomintrolls.
Tove Jansson

Meaning of "vomit" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VOMIT

From Latin vomitāre to vomit repeatedly, from vomere to vomit.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VOMIT

vomit  [ˈvɒmɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOMIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vomit is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb vomit in English.

WHAT DOES VOMIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vomit

Vomiting

Vomiting is the involuntary, forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose. Vomiting can be caused by a wide variety of conditions; it may present as a specific response to ailments like gastritis or poisoning, or as a non-specific sequela of disorders ranging from brain tumors and elevated intracranial pressure to overexposure to ionizing radiation. The feeling that one is about to vomit is called nausea, which often precedes, but does not always lead to, vomiting. Antiemetics are sometimes necessary to suppress nausea and vomiting. In severe cases, where dehydration develops, intravenous fluid may be required. Vomiting is different from regurgitation, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. Regurgitation is the return of undigested food back up the esophagus to the mouth, without the force and displeasure associated with vomiting. The causes of vomiting and regurgitation are generally different.

Definition of vomit in the English dictionary

The first definition of vomit in the dictionary is to eject through the mouth as the result of involuntary muscular spasms of the stomach and oesophagus. Other definition of vomit is to eject or be ejected forcefully; spew forth. Vomit is also the matter ejected in vomiting.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO VOMIT

PRESENT

Present
I vomit
you vomit
he/she/it vomits
we vomit
you vomit
they vomit
Present continuous
I am vomiting
you are vomiting
he/she/it is vomiting
we are vomiting
you are vomiting
they are vomiting
Present perfect
I have vomited
you have vomited
he/she/it has vomited
we have vomited
you have vomited
they have vomited
Present perfect continuous
I have been vomiting
you have been vomiting
he/she/it has been vomiting
we have been vomiting
you have been vomiting
they have been vomiting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I vomited
you vomited
he/she/it vomited
we vomited
you vomited
they vomited
Past continuous
I was vomiting
you were vomiting
he/she/it was vomiting
we were vomiting
you were vomiting
they were vomiting
Past perfect
I had vomited
you had vomited
he/she/it had vomited
we had vomited
you had vomited
they had vomited
Past perfect continuous
I had been vomiting
you had been vomiting
he/she/it had been vomiting
we had been vomiting
you had been vomiting
they had been vomiting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will vomit
you will vomit
he/she/it will vomit
we will vomit
you will vomit
they will vomit
Future continuous
I will be vomiting
you will be vomiting
he/she/it will be vomiting
we will be vomiting
you will be vomiting
they will be vomiting
Future perfect
I will have vomited
you will have vomited
he/she/it will have vomited
we will have vomited
you will have vomited
they will have vomited
Future perfect continuous
I will have been vomiting
you will have been vomiting
he/she/it will have been vomiting
we will have been vomiting
you will have been vomiting
they will have been vomiting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would vomit
you would vomit
he/she/it would vomit
we would vomit
you would vomit
they would vomit
Conditional continuous
I would be vomiting
you would be vomiting
he/she/it would be vomiting
we would be vomiting
you would be vomiting
they would be vomiting
Conditional perfect
I would have vomit
you would have vomit
he/she/it would have vomit
we would have vomit
you would have vomit
they would have vomit
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been vomiting
you would have been vomiting
he/she/it would have been vomiting
we would have been vomiting
you would have been vomiting
they would have been vomiting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you vomit
we let´s vomit
you vomit
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to vomit
Past participle
vomited
Present Participle
vomiting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOMIT


admit
ədˈmɪt
approximate
əˈprɒksɪmɪt
bevomit
bɪˈvɒmɪt
climate
ˈklaɪmɪt
comet
ˈkɒmɪt
commit
kəˈmɪt
Domett
ˈdɒmɪt
grommet
ˈɡrɒmɪt
helmet
ˈhɛlmɪt
intimate
ˈɪntɪmɪt
legitimate
lɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪt
limit
ˈlɪmɪt
Mahomet
məˈhɒmɪt
mitt
mɪt
permit
pəˈmɪt
Schmidt
ʃmɪt
submit
səbˈmɪt
summit
ˈsʌmɪt
ultimate
ˈʌltɪmɪt
wommit
ˈwɒmɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOMIT

volve
volvox
volvulus
vom
vomer
vomerine
vomeronasal
vomica
vomit comet
vomiter
vomiting
vomitive
vomito
vomitoria
vomitories
vomitorium
vomitory
vomitous
vomiturition
vomitus

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOMIT

age limit
black vomit
building permit
credit limit
dammit
drink-drive limit
Earth Summit
emit
hermit
intromit
Izmit
omit
remit
resubmit
semmit
smit
speed limit
the limit
time limit
work permit

Synonyms and antonyms of vomit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VOMIT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vomit» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vomit

Translation of «vomit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOMIT

Find out the translation of vomit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vomit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vomit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

呕吐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vomitar
570 millions of speakers

English

vomit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उल्टी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتَقَيَّأُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

страдать рвотой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vomitar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বমি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vomir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Muntah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

übergeben (sich)
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

吐く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

토하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Muntahake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nôn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாந்தி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उलटी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kusmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vomitare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwymiotować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

блювати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a vomita
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνω εμετό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

braak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vomit

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOMIT»

The term «vomit» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.235 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOMIT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vomit» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vomit» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vomit

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10 QUOTES WITH «VOMIT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vomit.
1
Jonathan Ames
I don't like rides. I take everything in life quite literally, and so I genuinely feel terrified on rides and liable to vomit at any moment, and I hate to vomit even more than I fear rides.
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Kate Beckinsale
Job-wise, I did have a moment of panic that I should have been a doctor a few years ago, but I hate when people vomit.
3
Neil Cross
The thematic bucket of vomit that I've been chained to since I was about 9 is the moral complexity of anti-heroism. I have always been interested in good people who do bad things for understandable reasons.
4
Johnny Depp
When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
5
Tove Jansson
Those damn Moomins. I don't want to hear about them any more. I could vomit on the Moomintrolls.
6
Enoch Powell
I do not keep a diary. Never have. To write a diary every day is like returning to one's own vomit.
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Enoch Powell
To write a diary every day is like returning to one's own vomit.
8
Tom Sizemore
It was dog food. Beef livers with onions in a can. You open it up and it looks like vomit.
9
Scott Stossel
I don't want to be in a position that could make me vomit, like air travel. I've purloined airsick bags and stuffed them everywhere, just in case I ever feel the need to throw up. I haven't vomited since 1977, but I think about it all the time. I recognize that it's irrational, but I'd rather jump out of a window than vomit.
10
Meg Tilly
There we times when everybody in the house has the flu. You're cleaning up vomit and it's 2 in the morning, and you're wishing there was somebody else there to help you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOMIT»

Discover the use of vomit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vomit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Pukey Book of Vomit
"Describes what vomit consists of, how the human body manufactures vomit, and why vomit is gross"--Provided by publisher.
Connie Colwell Miller, 2009
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Snot, Poop, Vomit, and More: The Yucky Body Book
"Explores 'yucky' things about the human body, including earwax, gas, bodily wastes, and more"--Provided by publisher.
Alvin Silverstein, Virginia B. Silverstein, Laura Silverstein Nunn, 2010
3
Farts, Vomit, and Other Functions That Help Your Body
"Describes the science behind body functions that keep people alive"--Provided by publisher.
Kristi Lew, 2010
4
The Vomit Factory (Life Is Fake: Death Is Good)
Written by the late-blooming, Generation X writer/philosopher (and stoner), AL Newport, this is a personality-explosion in the form of rants, conversations, dream accounts, poetry, lists, and stories.
Alexander T. Newport, 2005
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Trace Evidence Analysis: More Cases in Forensic Microscopy ...
Although gastric fluid stains (vomit) are uncommon at crime scenes, they need to be evaluated for forensic significance. The examination of vomit may assist in criminal and civil investigations in several ways. As revolting as it may first appear, ...
Max M. Houck, 2003
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Notes on the Examination of the Sputum, Vomit, Faeces and Urine
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com).
Sidney Coupland, 2010
7
Disgusting Dave and the Bucketful of Vomit
Meet Dave.
Jim Eldridge, 2011
8
Skua Seabirds Eat Vomit!
Miriam Coleman. ISBN 978-1-4777-2882-6 Titles inThis Series Bass Eat Their Own Young! Flies Eat Poop! Leeches Eat Blood! Moths Drink Tears! Skua Seabirds Eat Vomit! Vultures Eat Rotting Corpses!
Miriam Coleman, 2013
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New Manual; Or, Symptomen-codex
Nausea at stomach, with disposition to vomit, sensation as if the throat were full of phlegm, Acid, phos. 10. Disposition to vomit, without any particular loathing of any thing, Acid. □phos. 11. Disposition to vomit, ceasing after an eructation, Acid.
Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Charles Julius Hempel, 1853
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ...
I have now before me notes of four cases in private practice of what might be termed benign black vomit — those of Miss G., Miss S., a Portuguese woman, and a German baker. All these cases terminated in recovery. As yellow fever cases, ...
‎1856

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOMIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vomit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Medical examiner: Man who died in custody inhaled vomit
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane County Medical Examiner says a 37-year-old man who died while being booked into jail was high on methamphetamine ... «KOMO News, Aug 15»
2
Family forced to sit in vomit on United flight
“I was rather shocked that they didn't offer to at least come in and scrub it down because Lord knows what, ya know, what that vomit contained,” Shirley told ... «Fox News, Apr 15»
3
'We vomit' on Charlie's sudden friends: staff cartoonist
He added: "We vomit on all these people who suddenly say they are our friends." Commenting on the global outpouring of support for the weekly, Willem ... «Yahoo News, Jan 15»
4
Harry Styles Didn't Vomit On The Side Of The Road Because He …
Not sure what someone could do with Harry Styles' vomit…GROSS. [Image via WENN.] Tags: gross, hangover, harry styles, icky icky poo, incident, los angeles, ... «PerezHilton.com, Nov 14»
5
Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons caught vomiting on field before play
As Timmons jogged off the field he continued to vomit, grossing out the Monday night audience. Some fans even posted a Vine of Timmons getting sick, just in ... «New York Daily News, Oct 14»
6
Besotted One Direction fans create shrine to Harry Styles' vomit
Following the incident, super-fans quickly arrived at the vomit spot and put up a ... The One Direction heartthrob also vomited on stage in Pittsburgh in July last ... «Mirror.co.uk, Oct 14»
7
Boy Doused in Pepper Spray, Forced to Eat Vomit Before Allegedly …
Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his ... «KTLA, Aug 14»
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$75 vomit fee approved for BC taxicabs
Anyone who vomits in a taxicab in B.C. could now be charged a $75 cleanup fee, along with the cost of the trip. The province's Passenger Transportation Board ... «CBC.ca, Jul 14»
9
Cameron Diaz Says Hooking Up With Drew Barrymore Would Make …
"Literally, I said, 'That makes me want to vomit in my mouth.' That's like saying I am having sex with my sister. Are you crazy? I wouldn't even ménage with her!," ... «TooFab.com, Jul 14»
10
Lady Gaga responds to vomit performance controversy: It 'was art in …
Lady Gaga has defended her choice to let so-called vomit artist Millie Brown 'throw up' on her during her South by Southwest Music Festival performance. «New York Daily News, Mar 14»

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