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v. glut·ted, glut·ting, gluts
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.
To eat or indulge in something excessively.
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.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
v. glut•ted, glut•ting,
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]
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glut- The amount of liquid swallowed in a gulp.
See also related terms for swallow.
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Past participle: glutted
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|Noun||1.||glut - the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall|
|Verb||1.||glut - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"|
binge, englut, engorge, gorge, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, scarf out, satiate, stuff
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"|
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1. saturate, flood, choke, clog, overload, inundate, deluge, oversupply Soldiers returning from war had glutted the job market.
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(Comm) market (manufacturer etc) → überschwemmen; sugar is glutting the world market → der Weltmarkt wird mit Zucker überschwemmt
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too great a supply. There has been a glut of apples this year. oorvolheid, oorversadiging, oorvloed وُفْرَه، فَيْض пренасищам fartura nadbytek die Fülle overskud υπεραφθονία, περίσσεια superabundancia, exceso üliküllus وفور liikatarjonta surabondance להציף बहुतायत zasićenost, preobilje bőség hasil berlimpah offramboð quantità eccessiva, eccesso 過多 공급 과잉 gausybė, galybė pārpilnība; pārsātinātība (ar precēm) kebanjiran overvloed overflod/-skudd zatrzęsienie ترحدزېات fartura supraabundenţă избыток nadbytok preobilje obilje överflöd, uppsjö ปริมาณมากเกินต้องการ fazlalık, bolluk 供過於求 насичення بے تحاشا مقدار میں sự quá thừa 供过于求
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