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Does the verb 'to belch' mean the same as ' to burp'?


If so, which one is more commonly used (in speech and writing)?

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Does the verb 'to belch' mean the same as ' to burp'? Yes.


If so, which one is more commonly used (in speech and writing)? burp is the common and informal term.

But note that burp and belch are words that many people avoid using, because they relate to bodily functions.

Clive

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Burp is a noun or a verb used mainly for babies. Mothers burp their babies after the baby is fed.

Belch is used for adults, primarily grown men. It is not a polite expression in British and American societies, It is polite in some other cultures..