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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)


Synonymsdefile


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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