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Removing gas from the body - synonyms or related words

belch

verb

to let air from your stomach come out through your mouth in a noisy way

belch

noun

the action or sound of someone belching

blow off

Britishimpolite to fart

burp

verb

to make a noise when air from your stomach passes out through your mouth

burp

noun

the noise you make when you burp

fart

verb

impolite to allow gases from your stomach to come out through your anus

fart

noun

impolite an act of allowing gases from your stomach to come out through your anus

flatulence

noun

too much gas in your stomach or intestines

flatulent

adjective

having too much gas in your stomach or intestines

gas

noun

mainly American wind produced inside your body by your stomach

repeat on

if food repeats on you, it makes you burp (=causes air to come up from your stomach and out through your mouth) for a long time after you have eaten it

wind

noun

British gas produced in your stomach that makes you feel uncomfortable. The American word is gas.

windy

adjective

Britishinformal having a lot of gas in your stomach

break wind

to let the gas in your stomach out through your anus

let rip

Britishvery informal to let gas come out of your bottom

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