Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spit

4 senses of spit

Sense 1
spit, tongue -- (a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea)
       => cape, ness -- (a strip of land projecting into a body of water)

Sense 2
saliva, spit, spittle -- (a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches)
       => secretion -- (a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell)

Sense 3
spit -- (a skewer for holding meat over a fire)
       => skewer -- (a long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted)

Sense 4
spit, spitting, expectoration -- (the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva))
       => expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out -- (the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting)

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

4 senses of spit

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)
          Phrasal Verb-> spit up#2; spit up#1

Sense 2
spit, spit out -- (utter with anger or contempt)
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 3
sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter -- (rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick")
       => rain, rain down -- (precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding")

Sense 4
skewer, spit -- (drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ")
       => pin -- (pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly")

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