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gorge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gorge

  1. a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage <walked the bridge over the gorge, marveling at the spectacular drop> Synonyms col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], canyon, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddleRelated Words abyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]




gorge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gorge

  1. 1 to fill with food to capacity <we gorged ourselves on the four pies Aunt Martha had brought for Thanksgiving> Synonyms cram, glut, sate, stuff, surfeit Related Words gobble, gormandize, pig out; gulp, guzzle; cloy, fill; banquet, feast, regale Near Antonyms diet, fast

  2. 2 to eat greedily or to excess <the kids began gorging on Halloween candy the minute they got back from trick-or-treating> Synonyms gormandize, overeat, pig out, swill Related Words devour, glut, sate, stuff, surfeit, wolf; banquet, feast, regale; bolt, cram, gulp, guzzle Phrases load up on Near Antonyms nibble, peck, pick, taste

  3. 3 to swallow or eat greedily <the ravenous dogs furiously gorged the scraps of meat> Synonyms bolt, cram, devour, glut [archaic], gobble, gormandize, gulp, ingurgitate, inhale, raven, scarf, scoff, slop, wolfRelated Words overeat, pig out, swillNear Antonyms nibble, peck, pick





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