- (archaic) A deep chasm or abyss in the earth.
- The amount swallowed in one gulp; the act of swallowing.
- He took the aspirin with a single of water.
- (transitive) To cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach.
- Try not to too much toothpaste.
- The duck swallowed the frog.
- (intransitive) To take food down into the stomach; to make the muscular contractions of the oesophagous which this entails.
- I swallowed nervously, wondering who was outside the window.
- (transitive) To take in, to consume, to absorb or cause to disappear.
- Any extra money will be swallowed up by the mortgage repayments.
- (transitive) To believe or accept.
- I find his excuses a little hard to .
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