1. A small amount of liquid food (synset 107594841)
    "a sup of ale"
  2. The act of swallowing (synset 100841439)
    "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
  3. Small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations (synset 101597013)
  1. Pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking (synset 201204494)
    "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
  2. Engulf and destroy (synset 201086180)
    "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
  3. Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing (synset 201585330)
    "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
  4. Utter indistinctly (synset 200943068)
    "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
  5. Take back what one has said (synset 200800738)
    "He swallowed his words"
  6. Keep from expressing (synset 200739357)
    "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
  7. Tolerate or accommodate oneself to (synset 200670723)
    "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
  8. Believe or accept without questioning or challenge (synset 200603054)
    "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"

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