Swallowing Meaning and Definition


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Swallowing meaning

Word: Swallowing

How to pronounce: ˈswɒləʊɪŋ

How to pronounce: ˈswɒləʊ

Verb

Definitions:

1. Cause or allow (something, especially food or drink) to pass down the throat.

Example sentences: "She swallowed a mouthful slowly"

2. Take in and cause to disappear; engulf.

Example sentences: "The dark mist swallowed her up"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of swallowing something, especially food or drink.

Example sentences: "He downed his drink in one swallow"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A migratory swift-flying songbird with a forked tail and long pointed wings, feeding on insects in flight.

Example sentences: "The central aim of our study was to demonstrate that both natural and sexual selection have been important in shaping the tail streamer of the barn swallow."


Synonyms:

deglutition

ingestion


Synonyms:

engulf

absorb

devour

quaff

ingest

gobble

choke

repress

smother

hold back

barn swallow

mouthful

sip

swig

gulp

ingestion

deglutition

consume

sup

take a sip

killer whale

drink

down

take

accept

immerse

bury

submerge

slug

shot

nip


Derivations:

swallow

swallowed


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Swallowing in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tragar

German: Swallowing

French: Avaler

Italian: Inghiottire

Turkish: Yutmak


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