from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The enlarged, saclike portion of the alimentary canal, one of the principal organs of digestion, located in vertebrates between the esophagus and the small intestine.
- n. A similar digestive structure of many invertebrates.
- n. Any of the four compartments into which the stomach of a ruminant is divided.
- n. The abdomen or belly.
- n. An appetite for food.
- n. A desire or inclination, especially for something difficult or unpleasant: had no stomach for quarrels.
- n. Courage; spirit.
- n. Obsolete Pride.
- transitive v. To bear; tolerate.
- transitive v. Obsolete To resent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion.
- n. The belly.
- n. Pride, haughtiness.
- n. Appetite.
- n. Desire, appetite (for something abstract).
- v. To be able to tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to be able to stand or handle something.
- v. To be angry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See digestion, and Gastric juice, under gastric.
- n. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite.
- n. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
- n. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness.
- n. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance.
- intransitive v. To be angry.
- transitive v. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
- transitive v. To bear without repugnance; to brook.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To encourage; hearten.
- To hate; resent; remember or regard with anger or resentment.
- To put up with; bear without open resentment or opposition: as, to stomach an affront.
- To turn the stomach of; disgust.
- To be or become angry.
- n. The throat; the gullet; the mouth.
- n. A more or less sac-like part of the body where food is digested.
- n. The digestive person or alimentary zooid of a compound polyp. See gasterozooid.
- n. In most insects of the orders Lepidoptera, Diptera, and some Hymenoptera, a bladder-like expansion of the esophagus, which can be dilated at the will of the insect; the sucking-stomach, by means of which the nectar of flowers or other liquid is sucked up, as water is drawn into a syringe.
- n. Appetite; desire or relish for food: as, to have a good stomach for one's meals.
- n. Hence Relish; taste; inclination; liking: as, to have no stomach for controversy.
- n. Disposition.
- n. Compassion; pity.
- n. Courage; spirit.
- n. Pride; haughtiness; conceit.
- n. Spleen; anger; choler; resentment; sullenness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
- n. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness
- v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
- n. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
- n. an appetite for food
- v. bear to eat
We notice catarrh of the stomach, ulcerative gastritis, to which patients often succumb after twenty-five years of _bad stomach_; these are the
I was then taken to a doctor, who at once requested me to stop working, and to take a _complete rest_, but not for the stomach, as he prescribed a severe and exacting master to stimulate the _tired and overworked stomach_ to _renewed life_, and so give the nerves plenty of pure food, as they were in need of same.
If the fainting have been caused by _disordered stomach_, it may be necessary to stop the supplies, and give the stomach, for a day or two, but little to do; a fast will frequently prevent the necessity of giving medicine.
A tube feeding into the stomach is a gastrostomy tube, or G-tube; a tube feeding into the intestines is a gastrojejunostomy tube, or GJ-tube.
I had the clam chowder & found it delicious … I did not get sick and normally my stomach is the first to react!
The soul cannot be ministered to till the stomach is appeased.
This morning, I have not even had breakfast, my stomach is a stormy sea, and all I seem to desire is whiskey and a pack of Camel's.
The pain isn't too bad during the day, but has kept me up a bit at night, and my stomach is a bit upset from the antibiotics.
Mmm, icy delicious orange and strawberry smoothie for breakfast before going to work, and bento when my stomach is able to take solid food at work!
I bet this vague ookiness in my stomach is an announcement of hunger too long ignored.