Definition of Disgorge

1. Verb. Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over. "Spill the beans all over the table"

Exact synonyms: Shed, Spill
Specialized synonyms: Seed
Related verbs: Slop, Spill, Splatter
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move



2. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Definition of Disgorge

1. v. t. To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit; to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from a confined place.

2. v. i. To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make restitution.

Definition of Disgorge

1. Verb. To vomit or spew, to discharge. ¹

2. Verb. To surrender (stolen goods or money, for example) unwillingly. ¹

3. Verb. (context: oenology) To remove traces of yeast from sparkling wine by the m├ęthode champenoise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disgorge

1. to vomit [v -GORGED, -GORGING, -GORGES] - See also: vomit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disgorge

disgarrisons
disgavel
disgavels
disgenic
disgest
disgested
disgesting
disgestion
disgests
disglorified
disglorifies
disglorify
disglorifying
disglory
disgorge (current term)
disgorged
disgorgement
disgorgements
disgorger
disgorgers
disgorges
disgorging
disgospelling
disgown
disgowned
disgowns
disgrace
disgraced
disgracedness

Literary usage of Disgorge

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1853)
"... disgorge their wretched population to regain their native pastures or die upon the way ; and a pure, sufficient, and unfailing stream will flow into the ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"James В., too, discourages me a good deal by his silence, waiting, I suppose, to be invited to disgorge a full allowance of his critical bile. ..."

3. Passages from the American Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1868)
"... disgorge " quotha, as if the vessels were sick) on the wharf, and everybody seemed to be working with might and main. It pleased me to think that I also ..."

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