Gore

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English

Noun

Gore (uncountable)
  1. (obsolete except in dialects) Dirt, filth.
  2. Blood, especially that from a wound when thickened due to exposure to the air.

Derived terms

Verb

Gore (third-person singular simple present Gores, present participle goring, simple past and past participle gored)

  1. (of an animal) To pierce with the horns.
    The bull gored the matador.

Noun

Gore (plural Gores)
  1. A triangular piece of land where roads meet.
  2. A triangular patch of fabric, especially one forming part of a sail
  3. A projecting point.

Adjectives for Gore

stiffened; gladiatorial; sacred; dusky; quivering; unheeded; stagnant; hideous.

Thesaurus

Rh factor, Rh-negative, Rh-positive, Rh-type, Rhesus factor, antibody, antigen, arterial blood, auger, bane, bite, blood, blood bank, blood cell, blood count, blood donor, blood donor center, blood group, blood grouping, blood picture, blood platelet, blood pressure, blood serum, blood substitute, bloodletting, bloodmobile, bloodshed, bloodstream, bore, braining, broach, butchery, carnage, circulation, claret, clinical dextran, countersink, dealing death, destruction, destruction of life, dextran, disembowel, dispatch, drill, empierce, erythrocyte, euthanasia, execution, extermination, fix, flow of blood, globulin, gouge, gouge out, grume, hematics, hematologist, hematology, hematoscope, hematoscopy, hemocyte, hemoglobin, hemometer, hole, honeycomb, horn, humor, ichor, immolation, impale, isoantibody, kill, killing, lance, lapidation, leukocyte, lifeblood, martyrdom, martyrization, mercy killing, needle, neutrophil, opsonin, penetrate, perforate, phagocyte, pierce, pink, plasma, plasma substitute, poisoning, poke, prick, punch, puncture, ream, ream out, red corpuscle, riddle, ritual killing, ritual murder, run through, sacrifice, serum, shooting, skewer, slaughter, slaying, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, stoning, taking of life, tap, transfix, transpierce, trepan, trephine, tusk, type O, venous blood, white corpuscle

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɡoʊɹ/, /ɡɔɹ/ /ɡɔː/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)

Etymology 1

Old English gor.

Etymology 2

Probably from gore (a projecting point), or ultimately from Old English gār (spear).

Etymology 3

Old English gāra.

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Kurdish

Noun

Gore

  1. stockings

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɡôre/
  • Hyphenation: go‧re

Adverb

gȍre (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре)

  1. up, above

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɡôreː/
  • Hyphenation: go‧re

Adverb

gȍrē (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре̄)

  1. worse
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