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1. rape

verb. ['ˈreɪp'] force (someone) to have sex against their will.

Synonyms

  • ravish
  • set on
  • assail
  • dishonor
  • gang-rape
  • assault
  • violate
  • attack
  • outrage

Antonyms

  • raise
  • assemble
  • succeed
  • unacquisitive

Etymology

  • rapa (Latin)
  • rapum (Latin)
  • rape (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • raper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrapa (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Rape

  • videotape
  • reshape
  • escape
  • swape
  • snape
  • slape
  • scape
  • crepe
  • agape
  • tape
  • shape
  • pape
  • lape
  • knape
  • gape
  • cape

Sentences with rape


1. Noun, singular or mass
The drug is used as a depressant, and it has made headlines as the new date rape drug.

Quotes about rape


1. The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.
- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

2. Most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death.
- Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

3. Discovery is always rape of the natural world. Always.
- Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park

2. gang-rape

verb. rape (someone) successively with several attackers.

Synonyms

  • ravish
  • rape
  • dishonor
  • assault
  • violate
  • outrage

Antonyms

  • fame
  • esteem
  • repute
  • accept

3. rape

noun. ['ˈreɪp'] the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will.

Synonyms

  • carnal abuse
  • ravishment
  • violation
  • sexual abuse
  • assault
  • sex crime
  • statutory rape
  • sex offense
  • date rape

Antonyms

  • fame
  • esteem
  • repute
  • accept

Etymology

  • rapa (Latin)
  • rapum (Latin)
  • rape (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • raper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrapa (Old Norse)

4. rape

noun. ['ˈreɪp'] Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop.

Synonyms

  • rapeseed
  • colza
  • mustard
  • Brassica napus
  • genus Brassica

Antonyms

  • respect
  • conform to
  • refrain
  • end

Etymology

  • rapa (Latin)
  • rapum (Latin)
  • rape (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • raper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrapa (Old Norse)

5. rape

verb. ['ˈreɪp'] destroy and strip of its possession.

Synonyms

  • destroy
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • spoil
  • violate

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • repair
  • make
  • success

Etymology

  • rapa (Latin)
  • rapum (Latin)
  • rape (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • raper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrapa (Old Norse)

6. rape

noun. ['ˈreɪp'] the act of despoiling a country in warfare.

Synonyms

  • plundering
  • pillaging
  • pillage

Antonyms

  • disenchant
  • displease
  • defend
  • praise

Etymology

  • rapa (Latin)
  • rapum (Latin)
  • rape (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • raper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • rapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrapa (Old Norse)
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