"cats" in the noun sense
1. cat, true cat
feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats wildcats
2. guy, cat, hombre, bozo, sod
an informal term for a youth or man
"a nice guy"
"the guy's only doing it for some doll"
"the poor sod couldn't even buy a drink"
a spiteful woman gossip
"what a cat she is!"
4. kat, khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea
the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
5. cat-o'-nine-tails, cat
a whip with nine knotted cords
"British sailors feared the cat"
6. Caterpillar, cat
a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
7. big cat, cat
any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
8. computerized tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized axial tomography, computed axial tomography, CAT
a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
"cats" in the verb sense
beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
2. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
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"
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