rampage


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ram·page

 (răm′pāj′)
n.
A course of violent, frenzied behavior or action.
intr.v. (also răm-pāj′) ram·paged, ram·pag·ing, ram·pag·es
To move about wildly or violently.

[Scots, possibly from ramp.]

ram·pag′er n.

rampage

vb
(intr) to rush about in an angry, violent, or agitated fashion
n
1. angry or destructive behaviour
2. on the rampage behaving violently or destructively
[C18: from Scottish, of uncertain origin; perhaps based on ramp]
ramˈpageous adj
ramˈpageously adv
ramˈpageousness n
ˈrampager n

ram•page

(ˈræm peɪdʒ; v. also ræmˈpeɪdʒ)

n., v. -paged, -pag•ing. n.
1. an eruption of violently uncontrolled, reckless, or destructive behavior: The slightest mistake sends him on a rampage.
v.i.
2. to rush or behave furiously or violently; storm; rage.
[1705–15; orig. Scots; obscurely akin to ramp1]
ram•pag′er, n.

rampage


Past participle: rampaged
Gerund: rampaging

Imperative
rampage
rampage
Present
I rampage
you rampage
he/she/it rampages
we rampage
you rampage
they rampage
Preterite
I rampaged
you rampaged
he/she/it rampaged
we rampaged
you rampaged
they rampaged
Present Continuous
I am rampaging
you are rampaging
he/she/it is rampaging
we are rampaging
you are rampaging
they are rampaging
Present Perfect
I have rampaged
you have rampaged
he/she/it has rampaged
we have rampaged
you have rampaged
they have rampaged
Past Continuous
I was rampaging
you were rampaging
he/she/it was rampaging
we were rampaging
you were rampaging
they were rampaging
Past Perfect
I had rampaged
you had rampaged
he/she/it had rampaged
we had rampaged
you had rampaged
they had rampaged
Future
I will rampage
you will rampage
he/she/it will rampage
we will rampage
you will rampage
they will rampage
Future Perfect
I will have rampaged
you will have rampaged
he/she/it will have rampaged
we will have rampaged
you will have rampaged
they will have rampaged
Future Continuous
I will be rampaging
you will be rampaging
he/she/it will be rampaging
we will be rampaging
you will be rampaging
they will be rampaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rampaging
you have been rampaging
he/she/it has been rampaging
we have been rampaging
you have been rampaging
they have been rampaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rampaging
you will have been rampaging
he/she/it will have been rampaging
we will have been rampaging
you will have been rampaging
they will have been rampaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rampaging
you had been rampaging
he/she/it had been rampaging
we had been rampaging
you had been rampaging
they had been rampaging
Conditional
I would rampage
you would rampage
he/she/it would rampage
we would rampage
you would rampage
they would rampage
Past Conditional
I would have rampaged
you would have rampaged
he/she/it would have rampaged
we would have rampaged
you would have rampaged
they would have rampaged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rampage - violently angry and destructive behaviorrampage - violently angry and destructive behavior
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
wilding - an outrageous rampage usually involving sexual attacks by men on women
Verb1.rampage - act violently, recklessly, or destructively
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
riot - take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot; "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"

rampage

verb go berserk, tear, storm, rage, run riot, run amok, run wild, go ballistic (slang), go ape (slang), go apeshit (slang, chiefly U.S.) He used a sword to defend his shop from a rampaging mob.
on the rampage berserk, wild, violent, raging, destructive, out of control, rampant, amok, riotous a bull that went on the rampage

rampage

noun
A period of uncontrolled self-indulgence:
Slang: jag.
Translations
يَهوج ويَموج
pobíhat zuřivě
drage hærgende
æîiskast
ārdītiestrakot
zúrivo behať
sağa sola saldırmak/koşturmak

rampage

[ræmˈpeɪdʒ]
A. N to go on the rampagedesbocarse, desmandarse
B. VIdesmandarse
the crowd rampaged through the marketla multitud corrió alocada por el mercado

rampage

[ˈræmpeɪdʒ]
n
to be on the rampage → se déchaîner
to go on the rampage → se déchaîner
[ræmˈpeɪdʒ] vi (= behave riotously) → se livrer à des saccages
They went rampaging through the town → Ils ont envahi les rues et ont tout saccagé sur leur passage.

rampage

n to be/go on the rampagerandalieren; (= looting)auf Raubzug sein/gehen (= be angry)(herum)toben/einen Wutanfall bekommen;
vi (also rampage about or around)herumwüten; (angrily) → herumtoben

rampage

[ræmˈpeɪdʒ]
1. n to go on the rampagescatenarsi
2. viscatenarsi
they went rampaging through the town → si sono scatenati in modo violento per la città

rampage

(rӕmˈpeidʒ) verb
to rush about angrily, violently or in excitement. The elephants rampaged through the jungle.
be/go on the rampage (ˈrӕmpeidʒ)
to rush about angrily, violently or in excitement, often causing great destruction.
References in classic literature ?
All Isadora has to do when she's ready is to step on the button; and when the electricity shoots through their feet, if they don't go up in the air and rampage and roar around to beat the band, not only can you keep the three hundred, but I'll give you three hundred more.
"Rose doesn't want to go home, for she knows the aunts won't let her rampage as she did up at Cosey Corner," said Mac, as they approached the old house.
"I can't rampage if I want to for a time, at least; and I'll tell you why.
John Barleycorn was on a truth-telling rampage, giving away the choicest secrets on himself.
In the forest of the table-land a mile back from the ocean old Kerchak the Ape was on a rampage of rage among his people.
Whether that might be, or mightn't be, is a thing as can't be looked into now, without putting your sister on the Rampage; and that's a thing not to be thought of, as being done intentional.
It was by virtue of this health, and rightness, and integrity, that he had beaten Hall in argument the night the poet was on the pessimistic rampage. Billy had beaten him, not with the weapons of learning, but just by being himself and by speaking out the truth that was in him.
But unfortunately Demi's most unconquerable prejudice was against going to bed, and that night he decided to go on a rampage. So poor Meg sang and rocked, told stories and tried every sleep-prevoking wile she could devise, but all in vain, the big eyes wouldn't shut, and long after Daisy had gone to byelow, like the chubby little bunch of good nature she was, naughty Demi lay staring at the light, with the most discouragingly wide-awake expression of countenance.
We are out on a rampage; so go on with your work, and let us lazy ones look on and admire."
In two days she had him so stuck after her that she - well, YOU know how he follows her everywhere, and sets on her shoulder often when she rides her breakneck rampages - all of which is the girl-twin to the front, you see - and he does what he pleases, and is up to all kinds of devilment, and is a perfect nuisance in the kitchen.
The gunfire rampage, last Friday at an Aurora movie theatre, in Denver, Colorado (western United States of America), killed 12 people and injured more than fifty.
Online game studio Rebel Entertainment announced on Thursday its first game, Dungeon Rampage.