Engorge En*gorge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engorged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engorging}.] [Pref. en- + gorge: cf. F. engorger to obstruct, cram.] 1. To gorge; to glut. --Mir. for Mag. [1913 Webster]

2. To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to devour. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Engorged — En*gorged , p. a. 1. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engorged — [[t]ɪngɔ͟ː(r)ʤd[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ with n Something that is engorged is swollen, usually because it has been filled with a particular fluid. ...the tissues become engorged with blood …   English dictionary

  • engorged — adjective overfull as with blood • Syn: ↑congested • Similar to: ↑full * * * adj full, overfull, swollen, puffy, inflated, enlarged, expanded * * * engorgedˈ adjective Congested or excessively full of blood, etc • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • engorged — adjective Of or pertaining to something that is overly filled with fluid, especially a blood vessel …   Wiktionary

  • engorged — Absolutely filled; distended with fluid. SEE ALSO: congested, hyperemic. [O. Fr. fr. Mediev. L. gorgia, throat, narrow passage, fr. L. gurges, a whirlpool] * * * en·gorged (en gorjdґ) distended or swollen with fluids …   Medical dictionary

  • engorged — Synonyms and related words: allayed, cloyed, crammed, disgusted, fed up, full, full of, glutted, gorged, jaded, overfed, overfull, overgorged, oversaturated, overstuffed, replete, sated, satiated, satisfied, saturated, sick of, slaked, stuffed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • engorged — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. congested, full, filled, swollen, distended, bloated. ANT.: empty …   English dictionary for students

  • engorged — en|gorged [ınˈgo:dʒd US o:r ] adj formal swollen and full of liquid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • engorged — en|gorged [ ın gɔrdʒd ] adjective FORMAL swollen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • engorged — en·gorge || ɪn gɔːdÊ’ v. swallow greedily, devour, gulp down; eat to excess, stuff with food …   English contemporary dictionary

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