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Noun vomit has 3 senses
- vomit, vomitus, puke - the matter ejected in vomiting
--1 is a kind of body waste, excretion, excreta, excrement, excretory product
- emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant - a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
--2 is a kind of remedy, curative, cure
--2 has particulars: ipecac; powdered mustard, dry mustard
- vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
--3 is a kind of reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction; expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out
--3 has particulars: rumination; hematemesis, haematemesis; hyperemesis
Verb vomit has 1 sense
- vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
--1 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
Antonyms: keep down