Engorge meaning

ĕn-gôrj
To devour greedily.
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To gorge; glut.
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To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.
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To feed ravenously.
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To gorge; glut.
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To devour greedily.
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(med.) To congest (a blood vessel, tissue, etc.) with fluid, as blood, milk, etc.
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To eat greedily; feed ravenously.
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To devour something greedily, gorge, glut.
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(intransitive) To feed ravenously.
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(pathology) To fill excessively with a body liquid, especially blood.
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Origin of engorge

  • French engorger from Old French engorgier en- in en–1 gorge throat gorge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French engorger, from Old French engorgier

    From Wiktionary