Regurgitate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈɡɜːrdʒɪteɪt|  American pronunciation of the word regurgitate
Brit.  |rɪˈɡəːdʒɪteɪt|  British pronunciation of the word regurgitate

verb

- pour or rush back

The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle

- feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
- repeat after memorization(syn: reproduce)

For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information

- eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth(syn: barf, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, retch, sick, spew, spue, upchuck, vomit)

The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Examples

The bird regurgitates to feed its young.

The bird regurgitates food to feed its young.

She memorized the historical dates only to regurgitate them on the exam.

The speaker was just regurgitating facts and figures.

Some birds and animals regurgitate food to feed their young.

She tries to get students to think critically, not just regurgitate facts.

The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle

For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information

The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: regurgitate
he/she/it: regurgitates
present participle: regurgitating
past tense: regurgitated
past participle: regurgitated
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