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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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.raped - having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence; "the raped countryside"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
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They own not merely the labor of society, they have bought the governments; and everywhere they use their raped and stolen power to intrench themselves in their privileges, to dig wider and deeper the channels through which the river of profits flows to them
They seized ivory and retreated into the trackless wastes of the north before the guardians of the territory they raped could be made aware of their presence.
It is true that he had slain Hauptmann Fritz Schneider, that Underlieutenant von Goss had died at his hands, and that he had otherwise wreaked vengeance upon the men of the German company who had murdered, pillaged, and raped at Tarzan's bungalow in the Waziri country.
A period wherein science was raped by the metaphysicians, wherein physics became a search for the Philosopher's Stone, wherein chemistry became alchemy, and astronomy became astrology.
A two-year-old was abducted by two men on Friday and raped before being dumped in a park near her home, and a five-year-old was lured to a neighbour's house and raped by three men.
In England and Wales 85,000 women are raped every year.
I am sure more women were raped in Scotland in the last 12 months than shot their ex-boyfriends.
Here is a list of the brute's vile crimes: DECEMBER 25, 1987: A woman, 29, raped in Forest Hill, South London.
htm) the number of girls who were raped fell from one in four to one in 10 after taking self-defence classes.
In one incident, a professor of Government College University of Lahore allegedly raped the sister of a colleague.
Ryan tried to distance himself from Akin, a Missouri Congressman, who recently sparked outrage by saying it was 'really rare' that women who were raped became pregnant.
A woman who sees her torturer spared from prison is raped twice," Mussolini said.