(noun, verb)


1. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

Similar word(s): breadbasket, tum, tummy

Definition categories: body, viscus

2. the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Similar word(s): abdomen, belly, venter

Definition categories: body

3. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness

- he had no stomach for a fight

Definition categories: feeling, inclination

4. an appetite for food

- exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner

Definition categories: feeling, appetence, appetency, appetite

Sentences with stomach as a noun:

- a good stomach for roast beef

- I have no stomach for a fight today.


1. bear to eat

- He cannot stomach raw fish

Definition categories: consumption, digest

2. put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Similar word(s): abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, stand, suffer, support, tolerate

Definition categories: cognition, allow, countenance, let, permit

Sentences with stomach as a verb:

- I really can’t stomach jobs involving that much paperwork, but some people seem to tolerate them.

- I can't stomach her cooking.