Gorge vs. Ravine

Gorge vs. Ravine — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Gorge and Ravine

Gorgenoun

A deep narrow valley with steep rocky sides; a ravine.

Ravinenoun

A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.

Gorgenoun

A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification.

Ravinenoun

A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.

Gorgenoun

The throat; the gullet

The gory sight made my gorge rise.

Ravinenoun

a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

Gorgenoun

The crop of a hawk.

Gorgenoun

An instance of gluttonous eating.

Gorgenoun

The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.

Gorgenoun

A mass obstructing a narrow passage

a shipping lane blocked by an ice gorge.

Gorgenoun

The seam on the front of a coat or jacket where the lapel and the collar are joined.

Gorgeverb

To stuff with food; glut

gorged themselves with candy.

Gorgeverb

To devour greedily.

Gorgeverb

To eat gluttonously.

Gorgenoun

(archaic) The front aspect of the neck; the outside of the throat.

Gorgenoun

The inside of the throat; the esophagus, the gullet; the crop or gizzard of a hawk.

Gorgenoun

Food that has been taken into the gullet or the stomach, particularly if it is regurgitated or vomited out.

Gorgenoun

(US) A choking or filling of a channel or passage by an obstruction; the obstruction itself.

an ice gorge in a river

Gorgenoun

(architectural element) A concave moulding; a cavetto.

Gorgenoun

The entrance to an outwork, such as a bastion.

Gorgenoun

(fishing) A primitive device used instead of a hook to catch fish, consisting of an object that is easy to swallow but difficult to eject or loosen, such as a piece of bone or stone pointed at each end and attached in the middle to a line.

Gorgenoun

(geography) A deep, narrow passage with steep, rocky sides, particularly one with a stream running through it; a ravine.

Gorgenoun

(mechanical engineering) The groove of a pulley.

Gorgenoun

An act of gorging.

Gorgeverb

To stuff the gorge or gullet with food; to eat greedily and in large quantities. on

They gorged themselves on chocolate and cake.

Gorgeverb

(transitive) To swallow, especially with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.

Gorgeverb

(transitive) To fill up to the throat; to glut, to satiate.

Gorgeverb

(transitive) To fill up (an organ, a vein, etc.); to block up or obstruct; of ice: to choke or fill a channel or passage, causing an obstruction.

Gorgeadjective

(slang) Gorgeous.

Oh, look at him: isn’t he gorge?

Gorgenoun

a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)

Gorgenoun

a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

Gorgenoun

the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

Gorgeverb

overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself;

She stuffed herself at the dinnerThe kids binged on icecream