stomach

stomach
stom|ach1 W3S3 [ˈstʌmək] n
artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑lung, ↑muscles, ↑stomach, ↑vein, ↑throat
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: estomac, from Latin stomachus 'throat, stomach', from Greek stomachos, from stoma 'mouth']
1.) the organ inside your body where food begins to be ↑digested
2.) the front part of your body, below your chest
He turned round and punched Carlos in the stomach.
3.) do sth on an empty stomach
to do something when you have not eaten
You shouldn't take the pills on an empty stomach.
4.) turn your stomach
to make you feel sick or upset
The sight of the slaughtered cow turned my stomach.
5.) have no stomach for a fight/task etc
to have no desire to do something difficult, upsetting, or frightening
6.) have a strong stomach
to be able to see or do things that are unpleasant without feeling sick or upset
Don't go and see this film unless you have a strong stomach.
stomach 2
stomach2 v [T usually in questions and negatives]
1.) to be able to accept something, especially something unpleasant
= ↑endure
A 26% water rate increase is more than most residents can stomach .
hard/difficult to stomach
Rob found Cathy's attitude hard to stomach.
2.) to eat something without becoming ill
I've never been able to stomach seafood.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Stomach — Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomach — c.1300, internal pouch into which food is digested, from O.Fr. estomac, from L. stomachus stomach, throat, also pride, inclination, indignation (which were thought to have their origin in that organ), from Gk. stomachos throat, gullet, esophagus …   Etymology dictionary

  • stomach — ► NOUN 1) the internal organ in which the first part of digestion occurs. 2) the abdominal area of the body; the belly. 3) an appetite or desire for something: they had no stomach for a fight. ► VERB 1) consume (food or drink) without feeling or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stomach — Stom ach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stomached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stomaching}.] [Cf. L. stomachari, v.t. & i., to be angry or vexed at a thing.] 1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike. Shak. [1913 Webster] The lion began to show his teeth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomach — [n1] digestive organ of animate being; exterior abdomen, abdominal region, belly, below the belt*, breadbasket*, gut, inside, insides, maw*, paunch, pot*, potbelly*, solar plexus, spare tire*, tummy*; concepts 393,420 stomach [n2] appetite… …   New thesaurus

  • Stomach (Fu) — Stomach, a concept from traditional Chinese medicine as distinct from the Western medical concept of stomach, is more a way of describing a set of interrelated parts than an anatomical organ.ee also*Zang Fu theory …   Wikipedia

  • stomach — [stum′ək, stum′ik] n. [ME stomak < OFr estomac < L stomachus, gullet, esophagus, stomach < Gr stomachos, throat, gullet < stoma, mouth: see STOMA] 1. a) the large, saclike organ of vertebrates into which food passes from the esophagus …   English World dictionary

  • Stomach — Stom ach, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] Hooker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomach — index endure (suffer), tolerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stomach us — index resentment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stomach — *abdomen, belly, paunch, gut …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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