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rave

 (rāv)
v. raved, rav·ing, raves
v.intr.
1. To speak wildly, irrationally, or incoherently.
2. To move with great violence or intensity: The storm raved along the coast.
3. To speak or write with wild enthusiasm: Critics raved about the new play.
4. To attend a rave.
v.tr.
To utter or express in a frenzied or unrestrained manner.
n.
1. The act or an instance of raving.
2. Informal An extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review: The play received raves.
3.
a. An all-night dance party, especially one at which techno, house, or other electronically synthesized music is played.
b. Chiefly British A raucous party; a rave-up.
adj. Informal
Relating to or being an extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review.

[Middle English raven, from Old North French raver, variant of resver, to dream, wander, rave.]

rav′er n.

rave

(reɪv)
vb
1. to utter (something) in a wild or incoherent manner, as when mad or delirious
2. (intr) to speak in an angry uncontrolled manner
3. (intr) (of the sea, wind, etc) to rage or roar
4. (intr; foll by over or about) informal to write or speak (about) with great enthusiasm
5. (intr) slang Brit to enjoy oneself wildly or uninhibitedly
n
6. informal
a. enthusiastic or extravagant praise
b. (as modifier): a rave review.
7. slang
a. Also called: rave-up a party
b. a professionally organized party for young people, with electronic dance music, sometimes held in a field or disused building
8. slang Brit a fad or fashion: the latest rave.
9. (Pop Music) a name given to various types of dance music, such as techno, that feature fast electronic rhythm
[C14 raven, apparently from Old French resver to wander]

rave

(reɪv)
n
a vertical sidepiece on a wagon
[C16: modification of dialect rathe, of uncertain origin]

rave


(rāv),
v. raved, rav•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to talk irrationally, as in delirium.
2. to talk or write with extravagant enthusiasm: They raved about the performance.
3. to make a wild or furious sound, as the wind; rage.
4. Chiefly Brit. Slang. to attend a rave.
v.t.
5. to utter as if in delirium.
n.
6. an act of raving.
7. an extravagantly approving appraisal or review.
8. Chiefly Brit. Slang. a boisterous party, esp. a dance.
[1325–75; Middle English (v.), probably < Middle French resver to wander, be delirious]

rave


Past participle: raved
Gerund: raving

Imperative
rave
rave
Present
I rave
you rave
he/she/it raves
we rave
you rave
they rave
Preterite
I raved
you raved
he/she/it raved
we raved
you raved
they raved
Present Continuous
I am raving
you are raving
he/she/it is raving
we are raving
you are raving
they are raving
Present Perfect
I have raved
you have raved
he/she/it has raved
we have raved
you have raved
they have raved
Past Continuous
I was raving
you were raving
he/she/it was raving
we were raving
you were raving
they were raving
Past Perfect
I had raved
you had raved
he/she/it had raved
we had raved
you had raved
they had raved
Future
I will rave
you will rave
he/she/it will rave
we will rave
you will rave
they will rave
Future Perfect
I will have raved
you will have raved
he/she/it will have raved
we will have raved
you will have raved
they will have raved
Future Continuous
I will be raving
you will be raving
he/she/it will be raving
we will be raving
you will be raving
they will be raving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been raving
you have been raving
he/she/it has been raving
we have been raving
you have been raving
they have been raving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been raving
you will have been raving
he/she/it will have been raving
we will have been raving
you will have been raving
they will have been raving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been raving
you had been raving
he/she/it had been raving
we had been raving
you had been raving
they had been raving
Conditional
I would rave
you would rave
he/she/it would rave
we would rave
you would rave
they would rave
Past Conditional
I would have raved
you would have raved
he/she/it would have raved
we would have raved
you would have raved
they would have raved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rave - a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is playedrave - a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played; "raves are very popular in Berlin"
dance - a party for social dancing
2.rave - an extravagantly enthusiastic review; "he gave it a rave"
critical review, critique, review article, review - an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
Verb1.rave - participate in an all-night techno dance party
party - have or participate in a party; "The students were partying all night before the exam"
2.rave - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
3.rave - praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new restaurant"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

rave

verb
1. rant, rage, roar, thunder, fume, go mad (informal), babble, splutter, storm, be delirious, talk wildly She cried and raved for weeks.
2. (Informal) enthuse, praise, gush, be delighted by, be mad about (informal), big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean), rhapsodize, be wild about (informal), cry up She raved about the new foods she ate while she was there.
noun
1. rave-up (Brit. slang) party, do (informal), affair, celebration, bash (informal), blow-out (slang), beano (Brit. slang), hooley or hoolie (chiefly Irish & N.Z.) an all-night rave
adjective
1. (Informal) enthusiastic, excellent, favourable, ecstatic, laudatory The show has drawn rave reviews from the critics.

rave

verb
1. To speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner:
2. To show enthusiasm:
Translations
يَهْذيهَذْييَتَكَلَّم بِحَماسَه
blouznittechnopártybásnit o
fableravetale i vildelse
houriaylistävä arvostelu
buncatirave
félrebeszélrajongva beszél
ruglatala af miklum ákafa
べたぼめわめく
광란의 파티종잡을 수 없는 말을 하다
entuziastingai kalbėtikliedėti
jūsmotmurgotsajūsmināties
básniťblúzniť
rejvfesttala lyriskt om
งานเต้นรำของวัยรุ่นพูดเพ้อเจ้อ
bữa tiệc linh đìnhnói như điên như dại

rave

[reɪv]
A. VI
1. (= be delirious) → delirar, desvariar; (= talk wildly) → desvariar
2. (= talk furiously) → despotricar
to rave at sbdespotricar contra algn
3. (= talk enthusiastically) to rave about sthentusiasmarse por algo
they raved about the filmpusieron la película por las nubes
to rave about sbpirrarse por algn
B. N (Brit) → fiesta f acid
C. CPD rave review Nreseña f entusiasta
the play got rave reviewslos críticos pusieron la obra por las nubes

rave

[ˈreɪv]
vi
(with enthusiasm)s'extasier
to rave about sth → s'extasier sur qch
They raved about the film → Ils se sont extasiés sur le film.
(in anger)s'emporter
(deliriously)délirer
n
(also rave party) → rave f
(also rave music) → musique f rave
modif [scene] → rave rave culturerave culture nculture f rave

rave

vi (= be delirious)fantasieren, phantasieren, delirieren (spec); (= talk wildly)fantasieren, phantasieren, spinnen (inf); (= speak furiously)toben; (inf: = speak, write enthusiastically) → schwärmen (about, over von); (liter) (storm)toben; (wind)brausen; (sea)toben; to rave against somebody/somethinggegen jdn/etw wettern; he raved at the children for breaking the windower donnerte die Kinder wegen der eingeworfenen Fensterscheibe an ? rant
n
(Brit inf) → Rave m (sl)
(inf: = praise) → Schwärmerei f; to have a rave about somethingvon etw schwärmen, von etw ganz weg sein (inf); the play got a rave review (inf)das Stück bekam eine glänzende or begeisterte Kritik
(inf: = fashion) it’s all the ravedas ist große Mode

rave

[reɪv]
1. vi (be delirious) → delirare; (talk wildly) → farneticare; (rant) → infuriarsi, fare una sfuriata; (talk enthusiastically) to rave (about)andare in estasi (per)
2. nrave m inv
3. adj (scene, culture, music) → rave inv

rave

(reiv) verb
1. to talk wildly because, or as if, one is mad.
2. to talk very enthusiastically. He's been raving about this new record he's heard.
ˈraving : raving mad
so mad as to be raving.

rave

هَذْي, يَهْذي blouznit, technopárty rave, tale i vildelse Schwärmerei, toben γλέντι, παραληρώ delirar, elogio, fiesta electrónica houria, ylistävä arvostelu délirer, rave buncati, rave rave, vaneggiare べたぼめ, わめく 광란의 파티, 종잡을 수 없는 말을 하다 rave, razen begeistret omtale, snakke over (seg) wrzasnąć w delirium, zaślepienie delirar, rave бредить, рэйв-вечеринка rejvfest, tala lyriskt om งานเต้นรำของวัยรุ่น, พูดเพ้อเจ้อ abuk sabuk konuşmak, dans partisi bữa tiệc linh đình, nói như điên như dại 吹捧, 咆哮

rave

v. delirar, hablar irracionalmente.
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