What does Gorge mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorge(noun)

    a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)

  2. defile, gorge(noun)

    a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

  3. esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gullet(verb)

    the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

  4. gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out(verb)

    overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

    "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gorge(noun)

    the throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the stomach

  2. Gorge(noun)

    a narrow passage or entrance

  3. Gorge(noun)

    a defile between mountains

  4. Gorge(noun)

    the entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of Bastion

  5. Gorge(noun)

    that which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl

  6. Gorge(noun)

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

  7. Gorge(noun)

    a concave molding; a cavetto

  8. Gorge(noun)

    the groove of a pulley

  9. Gorge(noun)

    to swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities

  10. Gorge(noun)

    to glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate

  11. Gorge(verb)

    to eat greedily and to satiety

  12. Origin: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gorge

    gorj, n. the throat: a narrow pass among hills: (fort.) the entrance to an outwork.—v.t. to swallow greedily: to glut.—v.i. to feed.—adj. Gorged, having a gorge or throat: glutted: (her.) having a crown or coronet about the neck.—n. Gorg′et, a piece of armour for the throat: a military ornament round the neck (see Armour).—Have one's gorge rise, to be disgusted or irritated; Heave the gorge, to retch. [O. Fr.,—L. gurges, a whirlpool.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gorge in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gorge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Gorge in a Sentence

  1. William Ja:

    Eat in moderation and graze over a longer period, rather than gorge over a short time.

  2. Bianca Phillips:

    We're supposed to gorge and let go of any food rules, it's a holiday, and we're celebrating!

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Alas, poor Yorick I knew him, Horatio a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath borne me on his back a thousand times and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is my gorge rises at it. Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now your gambols, your songs your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar Not one now, to mock your own grinning Quite chap-fallen Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inch thick, to this favour she must come.

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  • gola, gargamella, devorarCatalan, Valencian
  • rokle, hltat, žrát, soutěskaCzech
  • SchluchtGerman
  • φαράγγι, καταβροχθίζω, λαιμός, περιδρομιάζω, μπουκώνομαιGreek
  • garganta, atiborrarse, hartarseSpanish
  • گلوگاه, لمباندن, گلوPersian
  • rotko, kuru, ahmia, kurkku, sola, kuilu, hotkiaFinnish
  • se gorger, gorgerFrench
  • ձորArmenian
  • golaItalian
  • 峡谷, 食い溜め, 食道Japanese
  • 협곡, 골짜기, 삼키다, 목구멍, 꿀꺽하다Korean
  • kopiMāori
  • gaungMalay
  • strot, kloof, schrokkenDutch
  • wąwóz, jar, gardłoPolish
  • [[empanturrar-se]] [[de]], gorja, devorar, gargantaPortuguese
  • înfulecaRomanian
  • ущелье, жрать, пищевод, теснинаRussian
  • nasititi se, клисура, теснац, klisura, наситити, гркљан, nasititi, žderati, кланац, klanac, tesnac, наситити се, ждерати, grkljanSerbo-Croatian
  • svalg, pass, proppa i sigSwedish

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