Definitions of stomach

  1. To put up with.
  2. To resent, ( orig.) to bear on the stomach: to brook or put up with.
  3. To bear on the stomach; brook; endure.
  4. To resent; to brook.
  5. To brook; to resent; to bear without open resentment.
  6. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
  7. an appetite for food; " exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
  8. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; " he had no stomach for a fight"
  9. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
  10. An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.
  11. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.
  12. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
  13. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness.
  14. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance.
  15. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
  16. To bear without repugnance; to brook.
  17. To be angry.
  18. The main organ of digestion in the body; appetite; hence, inclination; as, he had no stomach for revenge.
  19. The strong muscular bag into which the food passes when swallowed, and where it is principally digested: the cavity in any animal for the digestion of its food: appetite.
  20. Principal organ of digestion in an animal; appetite; inclination.
  21. The abdomen; belly.
  22. Desire of food; appetite.
  23. A membranous receptacle, the principal organ of digestion in which the food is prepared for the nourishment of the body; the desire of food; appetite; inclination; liking; anger; sullenness; resentment; pride.
  24. The sac- like portion of the food canal beyond the gullet, in vertebrates; a corresponding part, or the entire digestive cavity, of invertebrates.