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DISGORGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disgorge mean? 

DISGORGE (verb)
  The verb DISGORGE has 2 senses:

1. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
2. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

  Familiarity information: DISGORGE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISGORGE (verb)


Sense 1disgorge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

disgorge; shed; spill

Context example:

spill the beans all over the table

Hypernyms (to "disgorge" is one way to...):

displace; move (cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "disgorge"):

seed (go to seed; shed seeds)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2disgorge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

barf; vomit up; vomit; upchuck; throw up; sick; retch; regorge; puke; be sick; disgorge; spue; cat; spew; chuck; regurgitate; honk; purge; cast

Context examples:

After drinking too much, the students vomited / He purged continuously / The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Hypernyms (to "disgorge" is one way to...):

egest; eliminate; excrete; pass (eliminate from the body)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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