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rant

 (rănt)
v. rant·ed, rant·ing, rants
v.intr.
1. To speak or write in an angry or emotionally charged manner; rave.
2. To express at length a complaint or negative opinion: "He could rant on the subject of physician-assisted illness" (Paul Theroux).
v.tr.
To utter or express by ranting: "Adams's fellow Federalists ranted that he was mentally unfit to be president" (Susan Dunn).
n.
1. Angry, emotionally charged, or tediously negative speech or writing: a speech that was more rant than reason.
2. An example of such speech or writing: a rant against the university's policies.
3. Chiefly British Wild or uproarious merriment.

[Probably from obsolete Dutch ranten.]

rant′er n.

rant

(rænt)
vb
1. to utter (something) in loud, violent, or bombastic tones
2. (intr) chiefly Scot to make merry; frolic
n
3. loud, declamatory, or extravagant speech; bombast
4. chiefly Scot a wild revel
5. Scot an energetic dance or its tune
[C16: from Dutch ranten to rave; related to German ranzen to gambol]
ˈranter n
ˈranting adj, n
ˈrantingly adv

rant

(rænt)

v.i.
1. to speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk wildly; rave.
v.t.
2. to utter or declaim in a ranting manner.
n.
3. extravagant or vehement declamation.
4. a ranting speech or other utterance.
[1590–1600; < Dutch ranten (obsolete) to talk foolishly]
rant′er, n.
rant′ing•ly, adv.

Rant

 fanatics collectively.

rant


Past participle: ranted
Gerund: ranting

Imperative
rant
rant
Present
I rant
you rant
he/she/it rants
we rant
you rant
they rant
Preterite
I ranted
you ranted
he/she/it ranted
we ranted
you ranted
they ranted
Present Continuous
I am ranting
you are ranting
he/she/it is ranting
we are ranting
you are ranting
they are ranting
Present Perfect
I have ranted
you have ranted
he/she/it has ranted
we have ranted
you have ranted
they have ranted
Past Continuous
I was ranting
you were ranting
he/she/it was ranting
we were ranting
you were ranting
they were ranting
Past Perfect
I had ranted
you had ranted
he/she/it had ranted
we had ranted
you had ranted
they had ranted
Future
I will rant
you will rant
he/she/it will rant
we will rant
you will rant
they will rant
Future Perfect
I will have ranted
you will have ranted
he/she/it will have ranted
we will have ranted
you will have ranted
they will have ranted
Future Continuous
I will be ranting
you will be ranting
he/she/it will be ranting
we will be ranting
you will be ranting
they will be ranting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ranting
you have been ranting
he/she/it has been ranting
we have been ranting
you have been ranting
they have been ranting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ranting
you will have been ranting
he/she/it will have been ranting
we will have been ranting
you will have been ranting
they will have been ranting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ranting
you had been ranting
he/she/it had been ranting
we had been ranting
you had been ranting
they had been ranting
Conditional
I would rant
you would rant
he/she/it would rant
we would rant
you would rant
they would rant
Past Conditional
I would have ranted
you would have ranted
he/she/it would have ranted
we would have ranted
you would have ranted
they would have ranted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rant - a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotionrant - a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
declamation - vehement oratory
screed - a long monotonous harangue
2.rant - pompous or pretentious talk or writingrant - pompous or pretentious talk or writing
grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric - high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation; "the grandiosity of his prose"; "an excessive ornateness of language"
Verb1.rant - 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"

rant

verb
1. shout, roar, yell, rave, bellow, cry, spout (informal), bluster, declaim, vociferate I don't rant and rave or throw tea cups.
noun
1. tirade, rhetoric, bluster, diatribe, harangue, bombast, philippic, vociferation, fanfaronade (rare) As the boss began his rant, I stood up and went out.

rant

verb
To speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner:
noun
Pretentious, pompous speech or writing:
Translations
يَتَكَلَّم بِغَضَب وضَجَّه
vztekle křičet
beszél: nagy hangon beszél
ausa úr skálum reiîi sinnar
burnoti
klaigāt
zúrivo kričať
atıp tutmak

rant

[rænt]
A. VI (= declaim) → vociferar
to rant at sb (= be angry) → despotricar contra algn
to rant on about sb (angrily) → echar pestes de algn
he ranted and raved for hoursdespotricó durante varias horas
B. Ndiatriba f

rant

[ˈrænt]
vi (= speak angrily) → fulminer
to rant at sb → fulminer contre qn
to rant about sth, to rant against sth → fulminer contre qch
to rant and rave → tempêter
ndiatribe f
a rant against sth → une diatribe contre qch
rant on
vifulminer

rant

vi (emotionally, angrily) → eine Schimpfkanonade loslassen (inf); (= talk nonsense)irres Zeug reden (inf); to rant (and rave) (= be angry)herumschimpfen; to rant (and rave) at somebodymit jdm schimpfen; what’s he ranting (on) about?worüber lässt er sich denn da aus? (inf)
nSchimpfkanonade f (inf)

rant

[rænt] vi (pej) to rant (at sb)inveire (contro qn)

rant

(rӕnt) verb
to talk angrily. He's still ranting (and raving) about the damage to his car.
References in classic literature ?
If it had been a boy he'd have ranted because it wasn't a girl.
We all talked and sang and ranted and bragged, and ever French Frank and Nelson sent more drinks around.
He added: "On Friday I saw on the news people being pelted with pellets, women mourning their dead in Kashmir, this upset me very deeply and in a moment of madness I ranted out and vented my anger.