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Definition 1: a large and hurried swallow - [noun denoting act]

Samples where gulp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he finished it at a single gulp

Synonyms for gulp in the sense of this definition

(gulp is a kind of ...) the act of swallowing

"one swallow of the liquid was enough" "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"

Definition 2: a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for gulp in the sense of this definition

(gulp is a kind of ...) an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

Definition 3: utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly - [verb of communication]

Samples where gulp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat

(gulp is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 4: to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught - [verb of consumption]

Samples where gulp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The men gulped down their beers

Synonyms for gulp in the sense of this definition

(gulp is a kind of ...) take in liquids

"The patient must drink several liters each day" "The children like to drink soda"

(gulp implies ...) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

"Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"

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