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glut

glut

 
 
pronunciation:
gluht
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gluts, glutted, glutting
definition 1: to supply (a market) with much more of a particular article than there is demand for.
The market was glutted with videocassette recorders.
synonyms:
flood, oversupply, saturate
similar words:
clog, deluge, inundate, surfeit
definition 2: to fill with an excess, esp. of food.
He glutted himself at the holiday feast.
synonyms:
gorge, overindulge, sate, satiate, surfeit
similar words:
cloy, cram, devour, engorge, fill, gormandize, guzzle, oversupply, stuff
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to indulge in something, esp. food, to an excessive degree.
synonyms:
gorge, overindulge
antonyms:
stint
similar words:
binge, cram, fill, gobble, guzzle, overeat, stuff
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a greater supply or amount than is needed.
There was a glut of rice that year in Japan, and prices fell.
synonyms:
overabundance, oversupply, plethora, surfeit, surplus
antonyms:
dearth
similar words:
excess, overload, redundancy, superfluity
definition 2: an act of glutting, or the condition of being glutted.
synonyms:
excess, satiety, surfeit
similar words:
bellyful, pig-out, repletion, saturation