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English noun: gorge

1. gorge (object) a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)

Broader (hypernym)ravine

Narrower (hyponym)flume, gulch

Instance hyponymCataract Canyon, Grand Canyon, Olduvai Gorge

2. gorge (object) a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)


Broader (hypernym)mountain pass, notch, pass

3. gorge (body) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

Synonymsesophagus, gullet, oesophagus

Broader (hypernym)muscle system, muscular structure, musculature, passage, passageway

Part holonymcardiac sphincter, epicardia

Part meronymalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract

English verb: gorge

1. gorge (consumption) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

SamplesShe stuffed herself at the dinner.
The kids binged on ice cream.

Synonymsbinge, englut, engorge, glut, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, satiate, scarf out, stuff

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)eat

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