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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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