7 Letters
5 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use swallow as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Swallow
A 2 syllables noun and 7 letters with the letters a, l, o, s, and w, 5 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter l. Swallow starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, sw, swa, swal, swall, and the ending characters are w, ow, low, llow, allow, . Swallow is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
The act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Middle English
School Grade
Swallow is set as a grade four word that starts with s, ends with w, 2 syllables, 2 vowels and 7 letters.
Is swallow a scrabble word? A 13 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Swallow in Pig Latin is said as "allowsway or allowswway".
s | w | a | l | l | o | w
sw | wa | al | ll | lo | ow
swa | wal | all | llo | low
swal | wall | allo | llow
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of swallowing;
"one swallow of the liquid was enough";
"he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
a small amount of liquid food;
"a sup of ale"
Verb Examples
believe or accept without questioning or challenge;
"Am I supposed to swallow that story?"
tolerate or accommodate oneself to;
"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions";
"I swallowed the insult";
"She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncracies"
keep from expressing;
"I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
take back what one has said;
"He swallowed his words"
utter indistinctly;
"She swallowed the last words of her speech"
engulf and destroy;
"The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking;
"swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing;
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Swallow"

There are 409 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to swallow.

Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Abide By
Abjureformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
"He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"
"She abjured her beliefs"
Ablateremove an organ or bodily structure
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Accedeto agree or express agreement
"The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
Accepttolerate or accommodate oneself to
"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"
"I swallowed the insult"
"She has learned to live with her husband''s little idiosyncracies"
Accept For Gospel
Accept Implicitly
Accipiter Cooperii

View all cognitive synonyms for Swallow


There are 1 anagrams from swallow.

Anagram Definition
Swallowthe act of swallowing
"one swallow of the liquid was enough"
"he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"

View English words with the unique letters used in swallow. Words With The Letters Alosw


Swallow derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Drinkthe act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
"drink was his downfall"
Get Down
Imbibereceive into the mind and retain
"Imbibe ethical principles"
Swallowthe act of swallowing
"one swallow of the liquid was enough"
"he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"


Swallow has 4 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Consumptionthe act of consuming something
Ingestionthe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Intakethe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Uptakethe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)


There are 7 hyponyms for swallow

Word Definition
Aerophagiaswallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)
Draftthe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
Draughtthe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
Gulpa large and hurried swallow;
"he finished it at a single gulp"
Nipsmall sharp biting
Sipa small drink
Swiga large and hurried swallow;
"he finished it at a single gulp"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word swallow.

Is swallow a scrabble word or can you use swallow in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 9263634 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 9834880 games. This 7 letter 13 point scrabble word can be rearranged 1,260 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, l, o, s, and w? There's 2 with 9 letters or less with the letters a, l, o, s, and w. Here is a list of 2 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Swallow (7 letters) 13 15 swallow
Sallow (6 letters) 9 11 allosw


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