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Definition 1: an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for stomach in the sense of this definition

(stomach is a kind of ...) a main organ that is situated inside the body

(... is a kind of stomach ) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

(... is a kind of stomach ) the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place

(... is a kind of stomach ) the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

(... is a kind of stomach ) the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

(... is a kind of stomach ) the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing

(stomach is a part of ...) the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach

(stomach is a part of ...) one of several veins draining the stomach walls

(stomach is a part of ...) one of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach

(stomach is a part of ...) a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus)

(... is part of stomach) tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

Definition 2: the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for stomach in the sense of this definition

(stomach is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of stomach ) the soft belly or underside of an animal's body

(stomach is a part of ...) the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

(stomach is a part of ...) the muscles of the abdomen

(stomach is a part of ...) a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

"you were not supposed to show your navel on television" "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel" "she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"

(stomach is a part of ...) a wall of the abdomen

(stomach is a part of ...) the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

(stomach is a part of ...) the upper region of the abdomen just below the lowest ribs on either side of the epigastrium

(stomach is a part of ...) arteries that supply blood to the colon

(stomach is a part of ...) a branch of the descending aorta

(... is part of stomach) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 3: an appetite for food - [noun denoting feeling]

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

  • exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner

(stomach is a kind of ...) a feeling of craving something

"an appetite for life" "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"

Definition 4: an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness - [noun denoting feeling]

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

  • he had no stomach for a fight

(stomach is a kind of ...) that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking

"her inclination is for classical music"

Definition 5: put up with something or somebody unpleasant - [verb of cognition]

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

  • I cannot bear his constant criticism
  • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
  • he learned to tolerate the heat
  • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Synonyms for stomach in the sense of this definition

(stomach is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of stomach ) tolerate or accommodate oneself to

"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions" "I swallowed the insult" "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"

(... is a kind of stomach ) tolerate or bear

"I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

(... is a kind of stomach ) endure cheerfully

"She bore up under the enormous strain"

(... is a kind of stomach ) suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively

"I won't take this insult lying down"

(... is a kind of stomach ) listen to a joke at one's own expense

"Can't you take a joke?"

(... is a kind of stomach ) endure to the end

(... is a kind of stomach ) bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action

"You'll pay for this!" "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly" "You'll pay for this opinion later"

(stomach has a similar meaning as ...) experience (emotional) pain

"Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

Definition 6: bear to eat - [verb of consumption]

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

  • He cannot stomach raw fish

(stomach is a kind of ...) convert food into absorbable substances

"I cannot digest milk products"

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