[ en-gawrj ]
/ ɛnˈgɔrdʒ /
verb (used with or without object), en·gorged, en·gorg·ing.
to swallow greedily; glut or gorge.
Pathology. to congest with blood.
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British Dictionary definitions for engorges
/ (ɪnˈɡɔːdʒ) /
pathol to congest with blood
to eat (food) ravenously or greedily
to gorge (oneself); glut; satiate
Derived forms of engorgeengorgement, noun
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Medical definitions for engorges
[ ĕn-gôrj′ ]
To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.
Other words from engorgeen•gorge′ment n.
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