HyperDic: gorge

English > 4 senses of the word gorge:
NOUNobjectgorgea deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
objectgorge, defilea narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
bodygorge, esophagus, oesophagus, gulletthe passage between the pharynx and the stomach
VERBconsumptiongorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf outovereat or eat immodestly
gorge > pronunciation
Soundsgao'rjh
Rhymesdisgorge ... Norge: 5 rhymes with aorjh...
English > gorge: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA deep ravine (usually with a river running through it).
InstancesCataract CanyonA tributary of the Grand Canyon
Grand CanyonThe enormous gorge of the Colorado River in northern Arizona
Olduvai GorgeA gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains
Narrowergulch, flumeA narrow gorge with a stream running through it
BroaderravineA deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)
Spanishcolada, congosto, cortadura, desfiladero, garganta, gorja
Catalancongost, engorjat, escanyall, gorge, gorja
English > gorge: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA narrow pass (especially one between mountains).
Synonymdefile
Broaderpass, mountain pass, notchThe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
Spanishangostura, colada, congosto, cortadura, desfiladero, estrecho, garganta, paso
Catalancongost, engorjat, escanyall, gorja
English > gorge: 4 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe passage between the pharynx and the stomach.
Synonymsesophagus, oesophagus, gullet
Part ofalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
Partscardiac sphincterThe valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach
epicardiaThe short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
Broadermuscular structure, musculature, muscle systemThe muscular system of an organism
passage, passagewayA path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
Spanishesofago, esófago
Catalanesòfag
English > gorge: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningovereat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out
BroadereatEat a meal
Spanishatracarse, devorar
Catalanafartar-se, atracar-se, devorar, empapussar-se, sobremenjar
Nounsgorgersomeone who eats food rapidly and greedily

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