Swallow

  • 1 Swallow — (englisch für „Schwalbe“) steht für: eine ehemalige britische Automarke, siehe Swallow (Automarke) eine Lokomotive der Great Western Railway, siehe Swallow (Lokomotive) den IATA Code für Air Southwest den Fahrzeughersteller Swallow Sidecars,… …

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  • 2 Swallow — Swal low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family {Hirundinid[ae]}, especially one of those… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 swallow — swal‧low [ˈswɒləʊ ǁ ˈswɑːloʊ] verb [transitive] 1. to accept something unpleasant: • Car dealers are sceptical that customers will swallow the price increases. 2. if an activity swallows a lot of time or money, it takes that length of time or… …

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  • 4 Swallow — Swal low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swallowing}.] [OE. swolewen, swolwen, swolhen, AS. swelgan; akin to D. zwelgen, OHG. swelahan, swelgan, G. schwelgen to feast, to revel, Icel. svelgia to swallow, SW. sv[ a]lja, Dan.… …

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  • 5 swallow — Ⅰ. swallow [1] ► VERB 1) cause or allow (food, drink, etc.) to pass down the throat. 2) use the throat muscles as if doing this, especially through fear or nervousness. 3) (often swallow up) take in and cause to disappear; engulf. 4) believe (an… …

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  • 6 swallow — swallow1 [swä′lō] n. [ME swalwe < OE swealwe, akin to Ger schwalbe, ON svala, swallow, & prob. Russ solovyej, Czech slavík, nightingale] 1. any of a family (Hirundinidae) of small, swift flying, insect eating passerine birds with long, pointed …

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  • 7 Swallow — Swal low, n. 1. The act of swallowing. [1913 Webster] 2. The gullet, or esophagus; the throat. [1913 Webster] 3. Taste; relish; inclination; liking. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] I have no swallow for it. Massinger. [1913 Webster] 4. Capacity for… …

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  • 8 Swallow — Студийный альбом Heavenwood Дата выпуска 1998 Жанр Gothic Doom Metal Длительность 55:55 Страна …

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  • 9 Swallow — Swal low, v. i. To perform the act of swallowing; as, his cold is so severe he is unable to swallow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 swallow — [v1] consume absorb, belt*, bolt*, chugalug*, devour, dispatch, dispose, down, drink, drop, eat, gobble, gulp, imbibe, ingest, ingurgitate, inhale, put away, quaff, sip, slurp, swig, swill, take, toss, wash down*, wolf; concept 169 Ant. expel,… …

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  • 11 swallow — index consume, endure (suffer), tolerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 swallow up — index obliterate, overcome (overwhelm) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 swallow up — (someone/something) to take in or absorb someone or something. The suburbs are swallowing up all the farmland and open space in the region. She walked down the street, and the crowd just swallowed her up …

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  • 14 swallow — vb *eat, ingest, devour, consume Analogous words: *receive, accept, take: believe, credit (see corresponding nouns at BELIEF): *absorb, imbibe, assimilate …

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  • 15 Swallow — This article is about the family of birds. For the action, see Swallowing. For other uses, see Swallow (disambiguation). Swallows Red rumped Swallow Scientific classificatio …

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  • 16 swallow — swallow1 swallowable, adj. swallower, n. /swol oh/, v.t. 1. to take into the stomach by drawing through the throat and esophagus with a voluntary muscular action, as food, drink, or other substances. 2. to take in so as to envelop; withdraw from… …

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  • 17 swallow — 01. The young boy got hit with a big wave, and [swallowed] a lot of water, but he was okay. 02. I have a sore throat, and it is hard to [swallow] any food. 03. The entire town was [swallowed] up by a crack in the ground that appeared when the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 swallow — swal|low1 S3 [ˈswɔləu US ˈswa:lou] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(nervously)¦ 3¦(believe/accept)¦ 4¦(feelings)¦ 5 swallow your pride Phrasal verbs  swallow somebody/something<=>up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: swelgan] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 swallow — [[t]swɒ̱loʊ[/t]] swallows, swallowing, swallowed 1) VERB If you swallow something, you cause it to go from your mouth down into your stomach. [V n] You are asked to swallow a capsule containing vitamin B... Polly took a bite of the apple, chewed… …

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  • 20 swallow — 1 verb 1 FOOD (T) to make food or drink go down your throat and towards your stomach: He swallowed the last of his coffee and asked for the bill. 2 NERVOUSLY (I) to make this kind of movement with your throat, especially because you are nervous:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English