Synonyms for expectorate

Synonyms for (verb) expectorate

Synonyms: spit out, spit up, cough out, cough up, expectorate

Definition: discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release

Definition: eliminate (a substance)

Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas


Synonyms: expectorate, clear out, drive out

Definition: clear out the chest and lungs

Usage: This drug expectorates quickly

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment