vomitive

vomitive
noun
a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
Syn: ↑emetic, ↑vomit, ↑nauseant
Derivationally related forms: ↑nauseate (for: ↑nauseant), ↑vomit (for: ↑vomit)
Hypernyms: ↑remedy, ↑curative, ↑cure, ↑therapeutic
Hyponyms: ↑ipecac, ↑powdered mustard, ↑dry mustard

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  • Vomitive — Vom i*tive, a. [Cf. F. vomitif.] Causing the ejection of matter from the stomach; emetic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vomitive — [väm′ə tiv] adj. of or causing vomiting; emetic * * * vom·i·tive (vŏmʹĭ tĭv) adj. Relating to or causing vomiting. n. An emetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • vomitive — [väm′ə tiv] adj. of or causing vomiting; emetic …   English World dictionary

  • vomitive — ● vomitif, vomitive adjectif (latin vomitum, de vomere, vomir) vomitif nom masculin (latin vomitum, de vomere, vomir) Synonyme de émétique. ● vomitif, vomitive (synonymes) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vomitive — 1. adjective Inducing vomiting Syn: emetic, vomitory 2. noun Something that induces vomiting Syn: emetic …   Wiktionary

  • vomitive — vom·i·tive väm ət iv n EMETIC * * * vom·i·tive (vomґĭ tiv) emetic …   Medical dictionary

  • vomitive — vom·i·tive· || vÉ‘mÉ™tɪv / vÉ’m n. drug which causes vomiting adj. causing vomiting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vomitive — a. Emetic, vomitory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vomitive — vom·i·tive …   English syllables

  • vomitif — vomitif, ive [ vɔmitif, iv ] adj. • XIVe; du lat. vomitum, supin de vomere « vomir » 1 ♦ Méd. Qui provoque le vomissement. ⇒ émétique. Subst. Un vomitif puissant. 2 ♦ Fig. et fam. Qui est à faire vomir; répugnant. ⇒fam. dégueulasse. ● …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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