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Swallow Up

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Definition of the verb swallow up

What does swallow up mean as a doing phrase?


  1. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Alternative definition of the verb swallow up


  1. To completely enclose or envelop


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Google previewDigestive Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2016)

by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah

Swallow up: If a company or country is swallowed up by a larger one, it becomes part of it and no longer exists on its own. E.g. Hundreds of small companies have been swallowed up by these huge multinationals. 4574. Swallow up: If ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

a,bso1'bé/ré, to swallow up——from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Absorb, engulf, devour, swallow up, submerge. 3. Believe (without scntpb\ receive implicitly, accept as true, ...

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