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1. rag

noun. ['ˈræg'] a small piece of cloth or paper.

Synonyms

  • piece of cloth
  • tag end
  • shred
  • piece of material
  • pine-tar rag
  • tag

Antonyms

  • reassure
  • end
  • bore
  • refrain

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Rag

  • reflag
  • montag
  • codag
  • stagg
  • stag
  • snag
  • slag
  • schlag
  • plagge
  • flagg
  • flag
  • clagg
  • blagg
  • zag
  • wagg
  • wag
  • tagge
  • tagg
  • tag
  • shag
  • sag
  • nag
  • mag
  • lag
  • hagge
  • hagg
  • hag
  • gag
  • fagg
  • fag

How do you pronounce rag?

Pronounce rag as ræg.

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Sentences with rag


1. Noun, singular or mass
Spray brake cleaner on all of the brake components and wipe them off with a clean rag.

Quotes about rag


1. Only the children know what they are looking for. They waste their time over a rag doll and it becomes very important to them; and if anybody takes it away from them, they cry...
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

2. Mine was a patchwork God, sewn together from bits of rag and ribbon, Eastern and Western, pagan and Hebrew, everything but the kitchen sink and Jesus.
- Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

2. rag

verb. ['ˈræg'] treat cruelly.

Synonyms

  • chivvy
  • pester
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • provoke
  • badger
  • chevvy
  • hamstring
  • chivy
  • harry
  • tease
  • chevy
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • madden
  • beset
  • oppress
  • persecute
  • dun
  • plague
  • bug

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

3. rag

verb. ['ˈræg'] play in ragtime.

Synonyms

  • play

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

4. rag

noun. ['ˈræg'] newspaper with half-size pages.

Synonyms

  • paper
  • sheet
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • cultivated plant
  • lose
  • lend

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

5. rag

noun. ['ˈræg'] a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities.

Synonyms

  • week
  • hebdomad
  • rag week

Antonyms

  • leave
  • dissuade
  • go
  • take away

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

6. rag

verb. ['ˈræg'] break into lumps before sorting.

Synonyms

  • fragmentize
  • fragment
  • fragmentise

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • attract
  • like
  • satisfy

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

7. rag

noun. ['ˈræg'] a boisterous practical joke (especially by college students).

Antonyms

  • better

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

8. rag

verb. ['ˈræg'] censure severely or angrily.

Synonyms

  • castigate
  • chew up
  • trounce
  • lecture
  • rebuke
  • scold
  • jaw
  • dress down
  • reproof
  • brush down
  • lambast
  • criticize
  • chew out
  • lambaste
  • bawl out
  • chide
  • remonstrate
  • tell off
  • knock
  • correct
  • criticise
  • call down
  • objurgate
  • have words
  • pick apart
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • call on the carpet
  • berate
  • reprimand

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • ride
  • arrange
  • cheer

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

9. rag

verb. ['ˈræg'] harass with persistent criticism or carping.

Synonyms

  • scoff
  • mock
  • banter
  • kid
  • jolly
  • barrack
  • ride
  • josh
  • tantalise
  • bait
  • flout
  • tease
  • bemock
  • chaff
  • gibe
  • rally
  • tantalize
  • jeer
  • twit
  • taunt
  • razz

Antonyms

  • undress
  • dress up
  • flatter
  • miss

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)

10. rag

noun. ['ˈræg'] music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano).

Synonyms

  • ragtime

Antonyms

  • sell
  • stay

Etymology

  • rǫgg (Old Norse)
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