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gorge Explained

gorge at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


gorge at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: French; Origin: 'throat', from Latin gurges 'throat, whirlpool']//
1 a deep narrow valley with steep sides:
2 feel your gorge rise: BrE to feel very sick or angry, especially when you see or smell something very unpleasant//
gorge 2 v
1 gorge yourself (on sth): to eat until you are too full to eat any more// stuff yourself// --We gorged ourselves on ripe plums.//
2 be gorged with sth: to be completely full of something// --The insect sucks until it is gorged with blood.//
gorge 3 adj BrE spoken informal extremely beautiful or attractive//

gorge at French => English Of Explained:


gorge at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

171 Moby Thesaurus words for "gorge":
abysm, abyss, allay, arroyo, bar, barrier, batten, blank wall,
blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bolt, bolt down,
bottleneck, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity, cecum, chap,
chasm, check, chimney, chink, choke, choking, choking off, cleft,
cleuch, clog, clough, clove, cloy, col, congest, congestion,
constipation, costiveness, coulee, couloir, crack, cram, cranny,
crevasse, crevice, crowd, cul-de-sac, cut, cwm, dead end, defile,
dell, devour, dike, ditch, donga, draw, drench, embolism, embolus,
engorge, esophagus, excavation, fauces, fault, fill, fill up,
fissure, flaw, flume, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gill,
glut, gluttonize, gobble, goozle, gormandize, groove, gulch, gulf,
gullet, gully, gulp, gulp down, guttle, guzzle, hals, hole,
impasse, impediment, incision, infarct, infarction, jade, jam,
jam-pack, joint, kloof, leak, live to eat, moat, notch, nullah,
obstacle, obstipation, obstruction, opening, overburden,
overcharge, overdose, overeat, overfeed, overfill, overgorge,
overindulge, overlade, overload, oversaturate, overstuff,
overweight, pack, pall, pass, passage, pharynx, raven, ravine,
rent, rift, rime, rupture, sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate,
scissure, sealing off, seam, slake, slit, slot, soak, split, stall,
stodge, stop, stoppage, strangulation, stuff, supercharge,
supersaturate, surcharge, surfeit, swallow, throat, trench, valley,
void, vomit, wadi, weasand, wizen, wolf, wolf down

gorge at French => English Of Explained:

gorge [gɔrʒ]

gorge at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Superabundance): redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, saturation, exuberance, profuseness, profusion, plenty, lion's share, more than enough, plethora, engorgement, surfeit, turgescence, overdose, oversupply, overflow, inundation, obesity.

[V] (Superabundance): superabound, swarm, surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, lavish, squander, carry coals to Newcastle, exaggerate.

[V] (Gluttony): gormandize, gorge, overeat, eat one's fill, cram, stuff, guzzle, bolt, devour, gobble up, gulp, swallow, eat out of house and home.

gorge at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
[C] a deep narrow valley with steep sides:
the Rhine Gorge


sb's gorge rises (written) somebody feels so angry about sth that they feel physically sick
verb [VN, V] ~ (yourself) (on sth) (sometimes disapproving) to eat a lot of sth, until you are too full to eat any more

Gorge at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Gorge \Gorge\, n. (Angling)
A primitive device used instead of a fishhook, consisting of
an object easy to be swallowed but difficult to be ejected or
loosened, as a piece of bone or stone pointed at each end and
attached in the middle to a line.

Gorge \Gorge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gorged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Gorging}.] [F. gorger. See {Gorge}, n.]
1. To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in
large mouthfuls or quantities.

The fish has gorged the hook. --Johnson.

2. To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.

The giant gorged with flesh. --Addison.

Gorge with my blood thy barbarous appetite.

Gorge \Gorge\, n. [F. gorge, LL. gorgia, throat, narrow pass,
and gorga abyss, whirlpool, prob. fr. L. gurgea whirlpool,
gulf, abyss; cf. Skr. gargara whirlpool, g[.r] to devour. Cf.
1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to
the stomach.

Wherewith he gripped her gorge with so great pain.

Now, how abhorred! . . . my gorge rises at it.

2. A narrow passage or entrance; as:
(a) A defile between mountains.
(b) The entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a
fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of

3. That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or
other fowl.

And all the way, most like a brutish beast, e spewed
up his gorge, that all did him detest. --Spenser.

4. A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an
obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river.

5. (Arch.) A concave molding; a cavetto. --Gwilt.

6. (Naut.) The groove of a pulley.

{Gorge circle} (Gearing), the outline of the smallest cross
section of a hyperboloid of revolution.

{Gorge hook}, two fishhooks, separated by a piece of lead.

Gorge \Gorge\, v. i.
To eat greedily and to satiety. --Milton.

gorge at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
2: a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) [syn: {defile}]
3: the passage between the pharynx and the stomach [syn: {esophagus},
{oesophagus}, {gullet}]

v : overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She
stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on
icecream" [syn: {ingurgitate}, {overindulge}, {glut}, {englut},
{stuff}, {engorge}, {overgorge}, {overeat}, {gormandize},
{gormandise}, {gourmandize}, {binge}, {pig out}, {satiate},
{scarf out}]

gorge at English (WD) Of Explained:


Etymology 1

From Inter: etyl » enm, from Inter: etyl » fro, from Inter: etyl » LL. Inter: term » gurga|lang=la.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ɡɔːdʒ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /gO:dZ/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /gɔɹd͡ʒ/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɔː(r)dʒ


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1956|author={{w|Delano Ames|title=Crime out of Mind|chapter=7|url=|passage=Our part of the veranda did not hang over the gorge, but edged the meadow where half a dozen large and sleek horses had stopped grazing to join us.}}
    2. The throat or gullet.
      Inter: trans-top » deep passage

  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ձոր|tr=jor
  • Chamicuro: Inter: tø » ccc|yeepachajpi
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|峽谷|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|峡谷|tr=xiágǔ|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|rokle|f, Inter: t+ » cs|soutěska|f
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|kloof|n
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sola, Inter: t+ » fi|rotko, Inter: t- » fi|kuilu, Inter: t+ » fi|kuru
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Schlucht|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|φαράγγι|n|tr=farángi
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|gola|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|峡谷|tr=きょうこく, kyōkoku|sc=Jpan
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|협곡|tr=hyeopgok|sc=Kore, Inter: t+ » ko|골짜기|tr=goljjagi|sc=Kore
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|گلوگاه|tr=galugâh
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|wąwóz|m, Inter: t+ » pl|jar|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|garganta|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ущелье|n|tr=uščél’je|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|клисура|f, Inter: t- » sh|кланац|m, Inter: t- » sh|теснац|m
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|klisura|f, Inter: t- » sh|klanac|m, Inter: t- » sh|tesnac|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|garganta|f
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|pass|n

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » gullet
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|食管|tr=shíguǎn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|食道|tr=shídào|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|strot|m|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kurkku
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|οισοφάγος|m|tr=oisofágos|sc=Grek
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|食道|tr=しょくどう, shokudō|sc=Jpan
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|목구멍|tr=mokgumeong|sc=Kore

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|گلو|tr=galu
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|gardło|n
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|garganta|f, Inter: t+ » pt|gorja|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|пищевод|m|tr=piščevód Inter: qualifier » esophagus
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|гркљан|m
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|grkljan|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|svalg|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-verb » gorg|ing
  • Inter: context » reflexive|followed by on To eat greedily and in large quantities.
    1. : They gorged themselves on chocolate and cake.
      Derived terms
      * disgorge

  • engorge
    Inter: trans-top » to eat greedily
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|devorar
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|hltat, Inter: t+ » cs|žrát
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|schrokken
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hotkia, Inter: t+ » fi|ahmia
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|gorger, Inter: t- » fr|se gorger
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|καταβροχθίζω|tr=katavrochthízo|sc=Grek
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|食い溜め|tr=kuidame
  • Korean: 꿀꺽하다 (kkulkkeok-hada), Inter: t+ » ko|삼키다|tr=samkida

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|لمباندن|tr=lombāndan
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|empanturrar-se de, Inter: t+ » pt|devorar
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|înfuleca
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|наситити, Inter: t- » sh|наситити се, Inter: t- » sh|ждерати
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|nasititi, Inter: t- » sh|nasititi se, Inter: t- » sh|žderati
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|atiborrarse de, Inter: t+ » es|hartarse de
    • Swedish: proppa i sig

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » cmn: 狼吞虎咽

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from gorgeous.


    Inter: head » en|adjective
  • Inter: UK » slang Gorgeous.
    1. : Oh, look at him: isnt he gorge?''


      * grego

    Category: Category:English intransitive verbs -
    Category: Category:en:Nature -



    Inter: xno-noun » f
  • throat

  • Category: Category:xno:Anatomy -



    * Inter: audio » Fr-gorge.ogg|audio


    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • throat
    1. breast
    2. Inter: l » en|gorge


      Inter: fr-verb-for » m

  • Inter: conjugation of » gorger||1|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » gorger||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » gorger||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » gorger||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » gorger||2|s|imp|lang=fr

    Derived terms

    * égorger
  • rouge-gorge
  • soutien-gorge

  • Italian


    gorge {{f}}
  • Inter: plural of » gorgia|lang=it

  • Jèrriais


    Inter: rfe » lang=roa-jer


    Inter: roa-jer-noun » f
  • Inter: anatomy » lang=roa-jer throat

  • Middle French


    Inter: frm-noun » f
  • Inter: anatomy » lang=frm throat

  • Translation: cs » gorge
    Translation: de » gorge
    Translation: et » gorge
    Translation: el » gorge
    Translation: es » gorge
    Translation: eo » gorge
    Translation: fa » gorge
    Translation: fr » gorge
    Translation: ga » gorge
    Translation: gl » gorge
    Translation: ko » gorge
    Translation: io » gorge
    Translation: id » gorge
    Translation: it » gorge
    Translation: kn » gorge
    Translation: lt » gorge
    Translation: li » gorge
    Translation: hu » gorge
    Translation: mk » gorge
    Translation: mg » gorge
    Translation: ml » gorge
    Translation: my » gorge
    Translation: nl » gorge
    Translation: ja » gorge
    Translation: pl » gorge
    Translation: ru » gorge
    Translation: fi » gorge
    Translation: sv » gorge
    Translation: ta » gorge
    Translation: te » gorge
    Translation: vi » gorge
    Translation: zh » gorge

    gorgé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » gorge



    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=gorge
  • Inter: past participle of » gorger|lang=fr|sort=gorge

  • Translation: fr » gorgé
    Translation: it » gorgé