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Synonyms for expectorate
ɪkˈspɛk təˌreɪtex·pec·to·rate

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Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. expectorate, clear out, drive outverb

    clear out the chest and lungs

    "This drug expectorates quickly"

    Synonyms:
    rouse, run off, cough out, chase away, spit up, clear out, clean out, drive out, spit out, force out, drive off, drive away, cough up, dispel, rout out, turn back

  2. expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit outverb

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

    Synonyms:
    pony up, cough out, splutter, drive out, spit out, spit up, cough up, sputter, spit, clear out

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. expectorateverb

    Synonyms:
    hawk up, cough up

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