Synonyms for retch

Synonyms for (noun) retch

Synonyms: heave, retch

Definition: an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

Usage: a bad case of the heaves

Similar words: spasm

Definition: (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

Synonyms for (verb) retch

Synonyms: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate

Definition: eliminate from the body

Usage: Pass a kidney stone

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