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Definition of stomach verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stomach
    he / she / it stomachs
    past simple stomached
    -ing form stomaching
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  1. 1(especially in negative sentences or questions)
  2. 2stomach something to approve of something and be able to enjoy it; to enjoy being with a person Ican't stomach violent films. I find him very hard to stomach.
  3. 3stomach something to be able to eat something without feeling sick She couldn't stomach any breakfast.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: stomach