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SURFEIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does surfeit mean? 

SURFEIT (noun)
  The noun SURFEIT has 3 senses:

1. the state of being more than full
2. the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
3. eating until excessively full

  Familiarity information: SURFEIT used as a noun is uncommon.


SURFEIT (verb)
  The verb SURFEIT has 2 senses:

1. supply or feed to surfeit
2. indulge (one's appetite) to satiety

  Familiarity information: SURFEIT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SURFEIT (noun)


Sense 1surfeit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being more than full

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

surfeit; overabundance; excess

Hypernyms ("surfeit" is a kind of...):

fullness (the condition of being filled to capacity)


Sense 2surfeit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being so overabundant that prices fall

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

glut; oversupply; surfeit

Hypernyms ("surfeit" is a kind of...):

overabundance; overmuch; overmuchness; superabundance (a quantity that is more than what is appropriate)


Sense 3surfeit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Eating until excessively full

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

repletion; surfeit

Hypernyms ("surfeit" is a kind of...):

eating; feeding (the act of consuming food)


SURFEIT (verb)


Sense 1surfeit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Supply or feed to surfeit

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

cloy; surfeit

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

furnish; provide; render; supply (provide or furnish with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2surfeit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Indulge (one's appetite) to satiety

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

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

indulge; luxuriate (enjoy to excess)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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