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glut

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

glutv. t. [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L. glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. to eat, Skr. gar. Cf. Gluttion, Englut.].
  •  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.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace."  [1913 Webster]
To glut the market, to furnish an oversupply of any article of trade, so that there is no sale for it.
glutv. 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.
    "  [1913 Webster]
glutn. 
  •  That which is swallowed.  Milton  [1913 Webster]
  •  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."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Something that fills up an opening; a clog.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glut, v. & n.
--v.tr. (glutted, glutting)
1 feed (a person, one's stomach, etc.) or indulge (an appetite, a desire, etc.) to the full; satiate; cloy.
2 fill to excess; choke up.
3 Econ. overstock (a market) with goods.
--n.
1 Econ. supply exceeding demand; a surfeit (a glut in the market).
2 full indulgence; one's fill.

Etymology
ME prob. f. OF gloutir swallow f. L gluttire: cf. GLUTTON

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

glut

Instrument

N instrument, machinery, mechanism, engineering, instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill, air engine, caloric engine, heat engine, gear, tackle, tackling, rig, rigging, apparatus, appliances, plant, materiel, harness, trappings, fittings, accouterments, barde, equipment, equipmentage, appointments, furniture, upholstery, chattels, paraphernalia, mechanical powers, lever, leverage, mechanical advantage, crow, crowbar, handspike, gavelock, jemmy, jimmy, arm, limb, wing, oar, paddle, pulley, wheel and axle, wheelwork, clockwork, wheels within wheels, pinion, crank, winch, cam, pedal, capstan, wheel, inclined plane, wedge, screw, spring, mainspring, can hook, glut, heald, heddle, jenny, parbuckle, sprag, water wheel, handle, hilt, haft, shaft, heft, shank, blade, trigger, tiller, helm, treadle, key, turnscrew, screwdriver, knocker, hammer, edge tool, borer, vice, teeth, nail, rope, peg, support, spoon, arms, oar, cardiograph, recapper, snowplow, tenpenny, votograph, instrumental, mechanical, machinal, brachial.

Redundancy

N redundancy, redundance, too much, too many, superabundance, superfluity, superfluence, saturation, nimiety, transcendency, exuberance, profuseness, profusion, repletion, enough in all conscience, satis superque, lion's share, more than enough, plethora, engorgement, congestion, load, surfeit, sickener, turgescence, overdose, overmeasure, oversupply, overflow, inundation, avalanche, accumulation, heap, drug, drug in the market, glut, crowd, burden, excess, surplus, overplus, epact, margin, remainder, duplicate, surplusage, expletive, work of supererogation, bonus, bonanza, luxury, intemperance, extravagance, exorbitance, lavishment, pleonasm, too many irons in the fire, embarras de richesses, redundant, too much, too many, exuberant, inordinate, superabundant, excessive, overmuch, replete, profuse, lavish, prodigal, exorbitant, overweening, extravagant, overcharged, supersaturated, drenched, overflowing, running over, running to waste, running down, crammed to overflowing, filled to overflowing, gorged, ready to burst, dropsical, turgid, plethoric, obese, superfluous, unnecessary, needless, supervacaneous, uncalled for, to spare, in excess, over and above, de trop, adscititious, supernumerary, on one's hands, spare, duplicate, supererogatory, expletive, un peu fort, over, too, over and above, overmuch, too much, too far, without measure, beyond measure, out of measure, with a to spare, over head and ears, up to one's eyes, up to one's ears, extra, beyond the mark, acervatim, it never rains but it pours, fortuna multis dat nimium nulli satis, Degree of Subservience.

VB superabound, overabound, know no bounds, swarm, meet one at every turn, creep with, crawl with, bristle with, overflow, run over, flow over, well over, brim over, run riot, overrun, overstock, overlay, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overburden, overload, overdo, overwhelm, overshoot the mark, surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, glut, load, drench, whelm, inundate, deluge, flood, drug, drug the market, hepatize, choke, cloy, accloy, suffocate, pile up, lay on thick, impregnate with, lavish, send coals to Newcastle, carry coals to Newcastle, carry owls to Athens, teach one's grandmother to suck eggs, pisces natare docere, kill the slain, gild refined gold, gild the lily, butter one's bread on both sides, put butter upon bacon, employ a steam engine to crack a nut, exaggerate, wallow in roll in, remain on one's hands, hang heavy on hand, go a begging.

Satiety

N satiety, satisfaction, saturation, repletion, glut, surfeit, cloyment, satiation, weariness, spoiled child, enfant gete, enfant terrible, too much of a good thing, toujours perdrix, crambe repetita, satiated, overgorged, blase, used up, sick of, heartsick, Int, enough!, hold!, eheu jam satis!, basta!.

VB sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate, cloy, quench, slake, pall, glut, gorge, surfeit, bore, tire, spoil, have enough of, have quite enough of, have one's fill, have too much of, be satiated.


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