Definitions for: Disgorge


[v] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[v] cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"



Webster (1913) Definition: Dis*gorge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgorged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Disgorging.] [F. d['e]gorger, earlier desgorger;
pref. d['e]-, des- (L. dis-) + gorge. See Gorge.]
1. 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.

This mountain when it rageth, . . . casteth forth
huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone. --Hakluyt.

They loudly laughed To see his heaving breast
disgorge the briny draught. --Dryden.

2. To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized
and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender;
as, he was compelled to disgorge his ill-gotten gains.


Dis*gorge", v. i.
To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make
restitution.

See where it flows, disgorging at seven mouths Into the
sea. --Milton.

Synonyms: barf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, shed, sick, spew, spill, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up

Antonyms: keep down

See Also: displace, egest, eliminate, excrete, move, pass, seed

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