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1 rape /ˈreɪp/ verb
rapes; raped; raping
1 rape
/ˈreɪp/
verb
rapes; raped; raping
Learner's definition of RAPE
[+ object]
: to force (someone) to have sex with you by using violence or the threat of violence
2 rape /ˈreɪp/ noun
plural rapes
2 rape
/ˈreɪp/
noun
plural rapes
Learner's definition of RAPE
: the crime of forcing someone to have sex with you by using violence or the threat of violence
[noncount]
[count]
see also date rape, gang rape, statutory rape
[noncount] literary : the act of ruining or destroying something usually + of
compare 3rape
3 rape /ˈreɪp/ noun
3 rape
/ˈreɪp/
noun
Learner's definition of RAPE
[noncount]
: a plant that is grown as food for farm animals and as a source of oil
called also (chiefly British) oilseed rape, rapeseed
compare 2rape
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