Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "glut": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall;
[syn: glut, oversupply, surfeit]


VERB (2)

1. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself;
- Example: "She stuffed herself at the dinner"
- Example: "The kids binged on ice cream"
[syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out]

2. supply with an excess of;
- Example: "flood the market with tennis shoes"
- Example: "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
[syn: flood, oversupply, glut]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glut \Glut\ (gl[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Glutting.] [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L. glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. ? to eat, Skr. gar. Cf. Gluttion, Englut.] 1. To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge. [1913 Webster] Though every drop of water swear against it, And gape at widest to glut him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy. [1913 Webster] His faithful heart, a bloody sacrifice, Torn from his breast, to glut the tyrant's eyes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] To glut the market, to furnish an oversupply of any article of trade, so that there is no sale for it. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glut \Glut\, v. i. To eat gluttonously or to satiety. [1913 Webster] Like three horses that have broken fence, And glutted all night long breast-deep in corn. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glut \Glut\, n. 1. That which is swallowed. --Milton [1913 Webster] 2. Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market. [1913 Webster] A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Something that fills up an opening; a clog. [1913 Webster] 4. (a) A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks. [Prov. Eng.] (b) (Mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing. --Raymond. (c) (Bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course. --Knight. (d) (Arch.) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln. (e) A block used for a fulcrum. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glut n 1: the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall [syn: glut, oversupply, surfeit] v 1: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out] 2: supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient" [syn: flood, oversupply, glut]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "glut": allay, batten, be infinitely repetitive, be tedious, bellyful, bolt, bolt down, choke, clog, cloy, congest, congestion, cram, crowd, deluge, devour, drag on, drench, engorge, engorgement, excess, fatigue, feast, fill, fill up, flood, fullness, glutting, gluttonize, go on forever, gobble, gorge, gormandize, gulp, gulp down, guttle, guzzle, hyperemia, inundate, irk, jade, jam, jam-pack, live to eat, more than enough, nimiety, overbrimming, overburden, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overfill, overflow, overfreight, overfullness, overgorge, overlade, overload, oversaturate, overspill, overstock, overstuff, oversupply, overweight, pack, pall, plethora, raven, repletion, sate, satiate, satiation, satiety, satisfaction, satisfy, saturate, saturatedness, saturation, saturation point, sicken, skinful, slake, snootful, soak, stall, stodge, stuff, superabundance, supercharge, superfluity, supersaturate, supersaturation, surcharge, surfeit, surplus, swamp, tire, tire to death, wear, wear on, weary, wolf, wolf down
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

GLUT openGL Utility library Toolkit (OpenGL, GLU)