- [noun] an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves"
- [verb] 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"
Synonyms: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
- [verb] make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
Synonyms: gag, heave