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swallow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swallow

  1. the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time <drank the cool refreshing water in two swallows and held out her cup for more> Synonyms belt, draft, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, drink, swig, swillRelated Words dram, drop




swallow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swallow

  1. 1 to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat <try not to swallow the toothpaste> Synonyms down, get down, ingest Related Words drink, guzzle, imbibe, knock back, sip; bolt, devour, gobble (up or down), gulp, ingurgitate; consume, eat, mouth (down), put away, sup; gorge, scarf, scoff, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), lap, lick, munch, nibble (on), peck (at), ruminate; dispatch, finish, polish off

  2. 2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering <swallowed his pride and asked for help> Synonyms choke (back), hold back, pocket, repress, sink, smother, stifle, strangle, submerge, suppressRelated Words control, govern, manage; bridle, check, curb, quash, quell; bottle up, contain; muffle, squelchNear Antonyms express, loose, release, take out, unleash, vent

  3. 3 to regard as right or true <my little niece swallows everything I tell her> Synonyms accept, buy, credit, believe, take, trustRelated Words account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, disputeAntonyms disbelieve, discredit, reject




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