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Definition 1: the passage between the pharynx and the stomach - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for gorge in the sense of this definition

(gorge is a kind of ...) a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass

"the nasal passages"

(gorge is a kind of ...) the muscular system of an organism

(gorge is a part of ...) the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach

(gorge is a part of ...) the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction

(... is part of gorge) tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

Definition 2: a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it) - [noun denoting object]

(gorge is a kind of ...) a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

(... is a kind of gorge ) a narrow gorge with a stream running through it

(... is an instance of gorge) a tributary of the Grand Canyon

(... is an instance of gorge) the enormous gorge of the Colorado River in northern Arizona

(... is an instance of gorge) a gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains

Definition 3: a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for gorge in the sense of this definition

(gorge is a kind of ...) the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

"we got through the pass before it started to snow"

Definition 4: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself - [verb of consumption]

Samples where gorge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She stuffed herself at the dinner
  • The kids binged on ice cream

Synonyms for gorge in the sense of this definition

(gorge is a kind of ...) eat a meal; take a meal

"We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls" "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

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