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Dictionary definition for: Stomach

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

2. (v) bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish"

3. (n) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

4. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism" "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks" "he learned to tolerate the heat" "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

5. (n) an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; "he had no stomach for a fight"

6. (n) an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"

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