To cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach
To put up with
To do away with completely and destructively.
To regard (something) as true or real
An act of swallowing
She tried to swallow the lump that insisted on staying in her throat.
Pete took a swallow of his coffee.
She drank more, forcing herself to swallow it.
Today, it seemed harder to swallow than before.
It was a huge pill to try to swallow, knowing someone didn't like her for reasons she couldn't control.