- vt. 吐出；使……呕吐
- vi. 呕吐；吐出
- n. 呕吐；呕吐物；催吐剂
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- vomit:  Vomit comes from vomitus, the past participle of Latin vomere ‘vomit’. This was descended from the prehistoric Indo-European base *wem-, which also produced Greek emeín ‘vomit’ (source of English emetic ).
- vomit (n.)
- late 14c., "act of expelling contents of the stomach through the mouth," from Anglo-French vomit, Old French vomite, from Latin vomitus, from vomitare "to vomit often," frequentative of vomere "to puke, spew forth, discharge," from PIE root *weme- "to spit, vomit" (cognates: Greek emein "to vomit," emetikos "provoking sickness;" Sanskrit vamati "he vomits;" Avestan vam- "to spit;" Lithuanian vemiù "to vomit," Old Norse væma "seasickness"). In reference to the matter so ejected, it is attested from late 14c.
- vomit (v.)
- early 15c., from Latin vomitus, past participle of vomitare (see vomit (n.)). Related: Vomited; vomiting.
- 1. The taste of blood in her throat made her want to vomit.
- 2. Any product made from cow's milk made him vomit.
- 3. She began to vomit blood a few days before she died.
- 4. The smell made her want to vomit.
- 5. They gave her salty water to make her vomit.
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