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"swallow" Meaning in English

1. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
Part of speech : verb
Example : The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
2. to take back what one has said
Part of speech : verb
Example : I swallowed my words.
3. tolerate or accommodate oneself to
Part of speech : verb
4. the act of swallowing
Part of speech : noun
Example : one swallow of the liquid was enough
5. a small amount of liquid food
Part of speech : noun
6. utter indistinctly
Part of speech : verb
Example : You swallowed the last words of your speech.
7. pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Part of speech : verb
8. small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
Part of speech : noun
9. believe or accept without questioning or challenge
Part of speech : verb
Example : Am I supposed to swallow that story?
10. keep from expressing
Part of speech : verb
Example : I swallowed my anger and kept quiet
11. engulf and destroy
Part of speech : verb
Example : The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries

Translation for "swallow"

swallow meaning in Spanish : golondrina
  • swallow meaning in German : schlucken
  • swallow meaning in Russian : глотать
  • swallow meaning in Portuguese : andorinha
  • swallow meaning in Chinese : 吞
  • swallow meaning in Japanese : 飲み込む
  • swallow meaning in Tamil : விழுங்க
  • swallow meaning in Arabic : السنونو
  • swallow meaning in Turkish : Yutmak
  • swallow meaning in Hindi : निगलना
  • swallow meaning in Telugu : మింగడానికి
  • swallow meaning in French : avaler
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