Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb spew

3 senses of spew

Sense 1
spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue -- (expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer")
       => expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out -- (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

Sense 2
spew, spew out, eruct -- (eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate")
       => exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release -- (eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

Sense 3
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")
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

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