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glut

 (glŭt)
v. glut·ted, glut·ting, gluts
v.tr.
1. To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate: The lions slept after they glutted themselves on the kill.
2. To flood (a market) with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.
v.intr.
To eat or indulge in something excessively.
n.
An oversupply: A glut of gasoline caused prices at the pump to fall.

[Middle English glotten, probably from Old French glotoiier, to eat greedily, from Latin gluttīre.]

glut

(ɡlʌt)
n
1. an excessive amount, as in the production of a crop, often leading to a fall in price
2. the act of glutting or state of being glutted
vb (tr) , gluts, glutting or glutted
3. to feed or supply beyond capacity
4. (Commerce) to supply (a market) with a commodity in excess of the demand for it
5. to cram full or choke up: to glut a passage.
[C14: probably from Old French gloutir, from Latin gluttīre; see glutton1]
ˈgluttingly adv

glut

(glʌt)

v. glut•ted, glut•ting,
n. v.t.
1. to feed or fill to satiety; sate: to glut the appetite.
2. to feed or fill to excess; stuff: to glut oneself with candy.
3. to flood (the market) with a particular item or service so that the supply greatly exceeds the demand.
4. to choke up: to glut a channel.
v.i.
5. to eat to satiety or to excess.
n.
6. an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
7. an act of glutting or the state of being glutted.
[1275–1325; back formation from glutun glutton]

glut

- The amount of liquid swallowed in a gulp.
See also related terms for swallow.

glut


Past participle: glutted
Gerund: glutting

Imperative
glut
glut
Present
I glut
you glut
he/she/it gluts
we glut
you glut
they glut
Preterite
I glutted
you glutted
he/she/it glutted
we glutted
you glutted
they glutted
Present Continuous
I am glutting
you are glutting
he/she/it is glutting
we are glutting
you are glutting
they are glutting
Present Perfect
I have glutted
you have glutted
he/she/it has glutted
we have glutted
you have glutted
they have glutted
Past Continuous
I was glutting
you were glutting
he/she/it was glutting
we were glutting
you were glutting
they were glutting
Past Perfect
I had glutted
you had glutted
he/she/it had glutted
we had glutted
you had glutted
they had glutted
Future
I will glut
you will glut
he/she/it will glut
we will glut
you will glut
they will glut
Future Perfect
I will have glutted
you will have glutted
he/she/it will have glutted
we will have glutted
you will have glutted
they will have glutted
Future Continuous
I will be glutting
you will be glutting
he/she/it will be glutting
we will be glutting
you will be glutting
they will be glutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glutting
you have been glutting
he/she/it has been glutting
we have been glutting
you have been glutting
they have been glutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glutting
you will have been glutting
he/she/it will have been glutting
we will have been glutting
you will have been glutting
they will have been glutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glutting
you had been glutting
he/she/it had been glutting
we had been glutting
you had been glutting
they had been glutting
Conditional
I would glut
you would glut
he/she/it would glut
we would glut
you would glut
they would glut
Past Conditional
I would have glutted
you would have glutted
he/she/it would have glutted
we would have glutted
you would have glutted
they would have glutted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glut - the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance, overabundance - a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"
Verb1.glut - overeat or eat immodestlyglut - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
2.glut - supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"

glut

noun
1. surfeit, excess, surplus, plethora, saturation, oversupply, overabundance, superabundance, superfluity There's a glut of agricultural products in Western Europe.
surfeit lack, shortage, want, scarcity, dearth, paucity
verb
1. saturate, flood, choke, clog, overload, inundate, deluge, oversupply Soldiers returning from war had glutted the job market.
2. overfill, fill, stuff, cram, satiate The pond was glutted with fish.

glut

verb
To satisfy to the full or to excess:
noun
An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate:
Translations
وُفْرَه، فَيْض
nadbytek
overskud
liikaylijäämäylimääräinen
offramboî
galybė
pārpilnībapārsātinātība
bollukfazlalık

glut

[glʌt]
A. Nsuperabundancia f, exceso m
to be a glut on the marketinundar el mercado
B. VT
1. (Comm) [+ market] → inundar
2. [+ person] → hartar, saciar
to glut o.satracarse (with de) to be glutted with fruithaberse atracado de fruta

glut

[ˈglʌt]
n [food] → surabondance f
a glut of oil → un excédent de pétrole
vt [+ market] → encombrer
to be glutted [market, economy] → être saturé(e)
to be glutted with sth → être saturé(e) de qch

glut

vt
(Comm) market (manufacturer etc)überschwemmen; sugar is glutting the world marketder Weltmarkt wird mit Zucker überschwemmt
to glut oneself (with food) → schlemmen; to be glutted with somethingmit etw vollgestopft sein
nSchwemme f; (of manufactured goods also)Überangebot nt (→ of an +dat); a glut of oilein Überangebot an Öl

glut

[glʌt]
1. nsovrabbondanza, surplus m inv, eccesso
2. vt (market) → inondare, saturare; (with food) → saziare

glut

(glat) noun
too great a supply. There has been a glut of apples this year.
References in classic literature ?
As for material of this sort, there was a glut of it always around Arthur.
Thou at the sight Pleas'd, out of Heaven shalt look down and smile, While by thee rais'd I ruin all my Foes, Death last, and with his Carcass glut the Grave: Then with the multitude of my redeemd Shall enter Heaven long absent, and returne, Father, to see thy face, wherein no cloud Of anger shall remain, but peace assur'd, And reconcilement; wrauth shall be no more Thenceforth, but in thy presence Joy entire.
Feast your eyes, glut your soul on my cursed ugliness
They had no pride of vain philosophy to support, no perfidious rage of faction to glut, by persevering in their mistakes until they should be extinguished in torrents of blood.
And the sobs, and groans, and shrieks, with which the city was now filled, were caused by the people's woe, because the fatal day had come again, when the fourteen victims were to be chosen by lot; and the old people feared lest their sons or daughters might be taken, and the youths and damsels dreaded lest they themselves might be destined to glut the ravenous maw of that detestable man-brute.
They may come upon him when he sleeps and glut their revenge; but you will be safe.
But Diomed all undismayed made answer, "You have missed, not hit, and before you two see the end of this matter one or other of you shall glut tough-shielded Mars with his blood.
So absolute is our soul's need of something hidden and uncertain for the maintenance of that doubt and hope and effort which are the breath of its life, that if the whole future were laid bare to us beyond to-day, the interest of all mankind would be bent on the hours that lie between; we should pant after the uncertainties of our one morning and our one afternoon; we should rush fiercely to the Exchange for our last possibility of speculation, of success, of disappointment: we should have a glut of political prophets foretelling a crisis or a no-crisis within the only twenty-four hours left open to prophecy.
These are the Four that are never content, that have never been filled since the Dews began-- Jacala's mouth, and the glut of the Kite, and the hands of the Ape, and the Eyes of Man.
It was impetuous, affected, even forced; he sought to glut, intoxicate himself with strife and carnage.
And before the world-war had lasted two weeks--by the time, that is, that mast was rigged in Labrador--there was not a city or town in the world outside China, however fair from the actual centres of destruction, where police and government were not adopting special emergency methods to deal with a want of food and a glut of unemployed people.
As they came close above the stricken ship, they could see that it would be but a question of minutes before the green horde would swarm across the armoured bulwarks to glut the ferocity of their bloodlust upon the defenders.