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To eject something from one's stomach by vomiting. A noun or pronoun can be used between "vomit" and "up." Thankfully the dog vomited up most of the chocolate, so it didn't make him too ill. I nearly vomited my dinner up riding on that roller coaster!
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vomit something up
to bring up something from the stomach by vomiting. The dog vomited the chocolate cake up. Fido vomited up the rabbit.
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To eject some contents of the stomach through the mouth: I vomited up my dinner. The bird vomited the worm up for its young.
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