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English noun: gouge

1. gouge (attribute) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)


Synonymsdent, ding, nick


Broader (hypernym)blemish, defect, mar


Narrower (hyponym)dig

2. gouge (artifact) and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves


Broader (hypernym)edge tool

3. gouge (act) the act of gouging


Broader (hypernym)creating by removal


English verb: gouge

1. gouge (contact) force with the thumb


SamplesGouge out his eyes.


Synonymsforce out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mar, mutilate

2. gouge (possession) obtain by coercion or intimidation


SamplesThey extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss.
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him.


Synonymsextort, rack, squeeze, wring


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge


Narrower (hyponym)bleed

3. gouge (contact) make a groove in


Synonymsrout


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)core out, hollow, hollow out









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