What does gorge mean?

Definitions for gorge

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gorge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorgenoun

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

  2. defile, gorgenoun

    a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

  3. esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gulletverb

    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 outverb

    overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  2. Gorgenoun

    a narrow passage or entrance

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  3. Gorgenoun

    a defile between mountains

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  4. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  5. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  6. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  7. Gorgenoun

    a concave molding; a cavetto

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  8. Gorgenoun

    the groove of a pulley

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  9. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  10. Gorgenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]

  11. Gorgeverb

    to eat greedily and to satiety

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gorge

    The upper and narrowest part of a transverse valley, usually containing the upper bed of a torrent. Also, in fortification, a line joining the inner extremities of a work.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gorge

    The entrance into any piece of a fortification, which consists of the distance or space between the inner extremities of the two faces; as, between the faces of a half-moon, redoubt, bastion, redan, lunette, etc.

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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. Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques on Friday:

    We are very sorry for the distress we have caused the PKKP in relation to Juukan Gorge and our first priority remains rebuilding trust with the PKKP.

  2. 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 favor she must come.

  3. Bianca Phillips:

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

  4. William Ja:

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

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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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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. suspicious
    • B. whirring
    • C. greedy
    • D. noninvasive

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