What does regurgitate mean?

Looking for the meaning or definition of the word regurgitate? Here's what it means.

  1. (transitive) To throw up or vomit; to eject what has previously been swallowed.
  2. (transitive) To cough up from the gut to feed its young, as a bird or animal does.
  3. (transitive, by extension) To repeat verbatim.
  4. (intransitive) To be thrown or poured back; to rush or surge back.
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Similar Words
They feel that to be successful they simply have to regurgitate the material during examinations.
In some vultures, the adults instead regurgitate food into the mouths of the chicks.
Before six months of age chicks continue to stay around the nest as their parents bring back food and regurgitate it for them.
Once my brain has absorbed the week, and can regurgitate it coherently, I'll record my doings here as usual.
It tried to gauge how well pupils were able to apply their knowledge in real life rather than simply regurgitate facts and figures.
Other species, such as thrushes and manakins, usually regurgitate the largest seeds they ingest.

See Also

Nearby Definitions
11-letter Words Starting With
Find Definitions
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021