Textual thesaurus for "retch"

(noun) heave

an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

a bad case of the heaves

(verb) upchuck, vomit, vomit up, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

(verb) gag, heave

make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit