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rape 1

 (rāp)
n.
1.
a. The crime of using force or the threat of force to compel a person to submit to sexual intercourse.
b. The crime of using force or threat of force to compel a person to submit to some other sexual penetration.
c. Other unlawful sexual intercourse or penetration, as with an unconscious person or person below the age of or incapable of consent.
d. An instance of any of these crimes.
2. The act of seizing and carrying off by force; abduction: the rape of Europa by Zeus.
3. The act of pillaging or plundering: the rape of the city by the invaders.
4. Abusive or improper treatment; spoiling or abuse: the rape of the land by polluters.
tr.v. raped, rap·ing, rapes
1. To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
2. To seize and carry off by force.
3. To plunder or pillage.
4. To treat improperly; abuse or spoil.

[Middle English, from rapen, to rape, from Old French raper, to abduct, from Latin rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.]

rap′er n.

rape 2

 (rāp)
n.
Either of two European plants (Brassica napus or B. rapa) of the mustard family, cultivated as fodder and for their seeds, which yield a valuable oil. Certain varieties of these plants yield canola oil. Also called colza, oilseed rape.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rāpa, pl. of rāpum, turnip.]

rape 3

 (rāp)
n.
The refuse of grapes left after the extraction of the juice in winemaking.

[French râpe, grape stalk, pomace, from Old French raspe, from rasper, to scrape (in reference to the scraping of grapes off the stalk in making wine); see rasp.]

rape

(reɪp)
n
1. (Law) the offence of forcing a person, esp a woman, to submit to sexual intercourse against that person's will. See also statutory rape
2. the act of despoiling a country in warfare; rapine
3. any violation or abuse: the rape of justice.
4. archaic abduction: the rape of the Sabine women.
vb (mainly tr)
5. (Law) to commit rape upon (a person)
6. (also intr) to plunder or despoil (a place) in war
7. archaic to carry off by force; abduct
[C14: from Latin rapere to seize]

rape

(reɪp)
n
(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Brassica napus, that has bright yellow flowers and is cultivated for its seeds, which yield a useful oil, and as a fodder plant: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). Also called: colza or cole
[C14: from Latin rāpum turnip]

rape

(reɪp)
n
(Brewing) (often plural) the skins and stalks of grapes left after wine-making: used in making vinegar
[C17: from French râpe, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German raspōn to scrape together]

rape1

(reɪp)

n., v. raped, rap•ing. n.
1. the unlawful act of forcing a female to have sexual intercourse, as by physical attack or threats.
2. any act of sexual intercourse that is forced upon a person.
4. an act of plunder or despoliation: the rape of the countryside.
5. Archaic. the act of seizing and carrying off by force.
v.t.
6. to force to have sexual intercourse.
7. to plunder (a place); despoil.
8. to seize and carry off by force.
v.i.
9. to commit rape.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English rapen < Anglo-French raper < Latin rapere to seize, carry off by force, plunder; (n.) Middle English < Anglo-French ra(a)p(e), derivative of raper]
rap′ist, rap′er, n.

rape2

(reɪp)

n.
a plant, Brassica napus, of the mustard family, whose leaves are used as fodder, and whose seeds yield rape oil.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin rāpum (neuter), rāpa (feminine) turnip; c. Greek rhápys]

rape3

(reɪp)

n.
the residue of grapes, after the juice has been extracted, used as a filter in making vinegar.
[1590–1600; < French râpe]

rape


Past participle: raped
Gerund: raping

Imperative
rape
rape
Present
I rape
you rape
he/she/it rapes
we rape
you rape
they rape
Preterite
I raped
you raped
he/she/it raped
we raped
you raped
they raped
Present Continuous
I am raping
you are raping
he/she/it is raping
we are raping
you are raping
they are raping
Present Perfect
I have raped
you have raped
he/she/it has raped
we have raped
you have raped
they have raped
Past Continuous
I was raping
you were raping
he/she/it was raping
we were raping
you were raping
they were raping
Past Perfect
I had raped
you had raped
he/she/it had raped
we had raped
you had raped
they had raped
Future
I will rape
you will rape
he/she/it will rape
we will rape
you will rape
they will rape
Future Perfect
I will have raped
you will have raped
he/she/it will have raped
we will have raped
you will have raped
they will have raped
Future Continuous
I will be raping
you will be raping
he/she/it will be raping
we will be raping
you will be raping
they will be raping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been raping
you have been raping
he/she/it has been raping
we have been raping
you have been raping
they have been raping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been raping
you will have been raping
he/she/it will have been raping
we will have been raping
you will have been raping
they will have been raping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been raping
you had been raping
he/she/it had been raping
we had been raping
you had been raping
they had been raping
Conditional
I would rape
you would rape
he/she/it would rape
we would rape
you would rape
they would rape
Past Conditional
I would have raped
you would have raped
he/she/it would have raped
we would have raped
you would have raped
they would have raped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rape - Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage croprape - Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
rapeseed - seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
2.rape - the act of despoiling a country in warfare
pillaging, plundering, pillage - the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"
3.rape - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
date rape - rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)
sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault - a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
statutory rape, carnal abuse - sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)
Verb1.rape - force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
assail, assault, set on, attack - attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
gang-rape - rape (someone) successively with several attackers; "The prisoner was gang-raped"
2.rape - destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
ruin, destroy - destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"

rape

verb
1. sexually assault, violate, abuse, ravish, force, outrage A young woman was brutally raped in her own home.
2. pillage, plunder, ransack, despoil, sack, loot, spoliate There is no guarantee that companies will not rape the environment.
noun
1. sexual assault, violation, ravishment, outrage Ninety per cent of all rapes and violent assaults went unreported.

rape

verb
1. To compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act:
2. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war:
Archaic: harrow, spoil.
Translations
إغْتِصاباِغْتِصَابسَلْب وتَدْميرلِفْتيَسْلُب ويُدَمِّر
znásilněníznásilnitzpustošenípustošitřepka olejka
voldtægtvoldtagedrive rovdriftrapsrovdrift
raiskataraiskausrapsi
silovanjesilovatirepica
rombolást okoz
memerkosapemerkosaan
eyîilegging, spjöllnauðganauðgunnauîganauîgun
セイヨウアブラナレイプレイプする
강간강간하다평지
raptus
išprievartavimas
izlaupīšanaizlaupītizpostīšanaizpostītizvarošana
răpiviola
spustošenie
posilitiposilstvo
våldtavåldtäktraps
ข่มขืน
cây cải dầuhiếp dâm

rape

1 [reɪp]
A. N
1. [of woman, man] → violación f; [of minor] → estupro m (frm)
attempted rapeintento m de violación
see also marital
2. (fig) → destrucción f
the rape of Polandla destrucción de Polonia
B. VT [+ man, woman] → violar; [+ minor] → estuprar (frm)

rape

2 [reɪp]
A. N (Bot) → colza f
B. CPD rape oil N = rapeseed oil

rape

[ˈreɪp]
n
(= crime) → viol m
(BOTANY)colza m
modif [case, victim] → de viol; [charge, trial] → pour viol
vt (= force to have sex) → violerrape alarm nalarme f personnellerape crisis centre ncentre m d'aide aux victimes de violsrape oil rapeseed oil nhuile f de colzarape seed rapeseed [ˈreɪpsiːd] ngraine f de colza

rape

1
nVergewaltigung f, → Notzucht f (Jur); rape crisis centreBeratungszentrum nt (für Frauen, die Opfer einer Vergewaltigung geworden sind)

rape

2
n (= plant)Raps m

rape

3
n (= grape pulp)Trester pl

rape

1 [reɪp]
1. n (also) (Law) → stupro, violenza carnale
2. vtviolentare, stuprare

rape

2 [reɪp] n (Bot) → colza

rape

(reip) noun
1. the crime of having sexual intercourse with a woman against her will.
2. the act of causing great damage, destruction etc to land etc.
verb
1. to force (a woman) to have sexual intercourse against her will.
2. to cause great damage, destruction etc to (countryside etc).
ˈrapist noun
a man who rapes a woman.

rape

اِغْتِصَاب, لِفْت, يَغْتَصِبُ řepka olejka, znásilnění, znásilnit raps, voldtægt, voldtage Raps, vergewaltigen, Vergewaltigung βιάζω, βιασμός, ελαιοκράμβη colza, violación, violar raiskata, raiskaus, rapsi colza, viol, violer repica, silovanje, silovati colza, stuprare, stupro セイヨウアブラナ, レイプ, レイプする 강간, 강간하다, 평지 koolzaad, verkrachten, verkrachting raps, voldta, voldtekt gwałt, rzepa pastewna, zgwałcić colza, estuprar, estupro, violação, violar изнасилование, изнасиловать, рапс raps, våldta, våldtäkt ข่มขืน, พืชชนิดหนึ่งที่ใช้เลี้ยงสัตว์หรือสกัดน้ำมัน hardal otu, tecavüz, tecavüz etmek cây cải dầu, hiếp dâm 强奸, 油菜

rape

n. violación;
v. violar, abusar sexualmente.

rape

n violación f (sexual); date — violación en una cita; vt violar
References in classic literature ?
There was a volume of Pope, with the Rape of the Lock in it, and another of the Tatler, and an odd one of Dryden's Miscellanies, all with tarnished gilding on their covers, and thoughts of tarnished brilliancy inside.
Witness the Streets of SODOM, and that night In GIBEAH, when hospitable Dores Yielded thir Matrons to prevent worse rape.
For jest and sport it was, properly regarded, and had I not seen it in that light I would have returned and done more mischief in revenging thee than the Greeks did for the rape of Helen, who, if she were alive now, or if my Dulcinea had lived then, might depend upon it she would not be so famous for her beauty as she is;" and here he heaved a sigh and sent it aloft; and said Sancho, "Let it pass for a jest as it cannot be revenged in earnest, but I know what sort of jest and earnest it was, and I know it will never be rubbed out of my memory any more than off my shoulders.
They thried to hang me in my cloth,' he sez, 'an' there will be murdher an' ruin an' rape in the place before nightfall
I think we appreciated the great figure of David in the grand square, and the sculptured group they call the Rape of the Sabines.
I know this forest country well, though I was born myself in the Hundred of Easebourne, in the Rape of Chichester, hard by the village of Midhurst.
This poem is called the Rape of the Lock--rape meaning theft, and the lock not the lock of a door, but a lock of hair.
This rape of the lock did not produce quite such terrible consequences as the more famous one in Pope's poem, but Cecily's soul was no less agitated than Belinda's.
The "Cypria" begins with the first causes of the war, the purpose of Zeus to relieve the overburdened earth, the apple of discord, the rape of Helen.
At the end of this period Shakspere issued two rather long narrative poems on classical subjects, 'Venus and Adonis,' and 'The Rape of Lucrece,' dedicating them both to the young Earl of Southampton, who thus appears as his patron.
As he bowed over her he smiled, and quoted the hackneyed and beautiful lines from The Rape of the Lock about Belinda's diamonds, "which Jews might kiss and infidels adore.
It is sacrilege, a veritable rape of the land; but what of it, It's the way of the United States.