US: /ˈswɑɫoʊd/
UK: /swˈɒlə‍ʊd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

swallow /'swɔlou/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) chim nhạn
    • one swallow does not make a summer
      • một con nhan không làm nên mùa xuân
  • danh từ
    • sự nuốt
    • miếng, ngụm
    • cổ họng
    • ngoại động từ
      • nuốt (thức ăn)
      • nuốt, chịu đựng
        • to swallow one's anger: nuốt giận
        • to swallow an affront: chịu nhục
      • nuốt, rút (lời)
        • to swallow one's words: nuốt lời
      • cả tin, tin ngay
        • to swallow will anything you tell him: anh nói gì hắn cũng tin
      • the expenses more than swallow up the earnings
        • thu chẳng đủ chi

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 eat, consume, devour, ingest, dispatch or despatch; drink, gulp, guzzle, down, Colloq put or pack away, swig, swill:
    Snakes swallow their prey whole. The amount that man can swallow at one meal is incredible.
    2 accept, allow, credit, believe, take, Colloq buy, fall for:
    She swallowed that tale about an aeroplane hook, line, and sinker.
    3 Often, swallow up. absorb, make disappear, engulf, consume, assimilate:
    The fugitive was swallowed up by the crowd.
    4 Sometimes, swallow back. keep or choke back or down, repress, suppress, control, stifle, smother, overcome, conquer:
    Harriet swallowed back the tears. Try swallowing your pride just this once.
    5 bite, nibble, morsel, mouthful; drink, gulp, guzzle, Colloq swig:
    Have a swallow of this to warm you up a little.

    Concise English dictionary

    swallows|swallowed|swallowing'swɑləʊ /'swɒl-
    +a small amount of liquid food
    +the act of swallowing
    +small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
    +pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
    +engulf and destroy
    +enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
    +utter indistinctly
    +take back what one has said
    +keep from expressing
    +tolerate or accommodate oneself to
    +believe or accept without questioning or challenge