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Definitions of swallow:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To take down the throat; to absorb; to draw or sink into; to engross; to occupy completely; to exhaust; to consume; to receive or embrace without scruple or examination, as opinions.

part of speech: noun

A migratory bird with long wings, which seizes its insect food on the wing.

part of speech: verb transitive

To receive through the gullet into the stomach: to ingulf: to absorb: to occupy: to exhaust.

part of speech: noun

A well- known bird noted for its swift and graceful flight; any of a class of swifts resembling the swallow; as much as can be taken through the gullet at once; the act of taking through the gullet.

part of speech: noun

A well- known migratory bird which arrives in Britain about the middle of April.

part of speech: verb transitive

To take into the stomach through the esophagus, or gullet; to absorb or take in; to retract or take back; as, to swallow one's boasts; put up with; as, to swallow an insult.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To take anything through the gullet.

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