Associations to the word «Rape»


RAPE, noun. (now) (rare) The taking of something by force; seizure, plunder. [from early 14th c.]
RAPE, noun. (now) (archaic) The abduction of a woman, especially for sexual purposes. [from 15th c.]
RAPE, noun. The act of forcing sexual intercourse upon another person without their consent or against their will; originally coitus forced by a man on a woman, but now any sex act forced by any person upon another person. [from 15th c.]
RAPE, noun. (obsolete) That which is snatched away.
RAPE, noun. (obsolete) Movement, as in snatching; haste; hurry.
RAPE, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To seize by force. (Now often with overtones of later senses.) [from late 14th c.]
RAPE, verb. (transitive) To carry (someone, especially a woman) off against their will, especially for sex; to abduct. [from 15th c.]
RAPE, verb. (chiefly transitive) To force sexual intercourse or other sexual activity upon (someone) without their consent. [from 16th c.]
RAPE, verb. (transitive) To plunder, to destroy or despoil. [from 17th c.]
RAPE, verb. (US slang) (chiefly Internet) To overpower, destroy (someone); to trounce. [from 20th c.]
RAPE, noun. (now) (historical) One of the six former administrative divisions of Sussex, England. [from 11th c.]
RAPE, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive or reflexive) To make haste; to hasten or hurry. [14th-16th c.]
RAPE, noun. (obsolete) Haste; precipitancy; a precipitate course. [14th-17th c.]
RAPE, adverb. (obsolete) Quickly; hastily. [14th-19th c.]
RAPE, noun. Rapeseed, Brassica napus. [late 14th c.]
RAPE, noun. The stalks and husks of grapes from which the must has been expressed in winemaking.
RAPE, noun. A filter containing the stalks and husks of grapes, used for clarifying wine, vinegar, etc.
RAPE, noun. (obsolete) Fruit plucked in a bunch.
RAPE BLOSSOM, noun. Broccolini
RAPE CULTURE, noun. (agriculture) The cultivation of rape
RAPE CULTURE, noun. A culture, environment or society where rape is common, and in which social attitudes or practices work to trivialize sexual violence, make rape seem normal, or shift responsibility from rapists to rape victims. [from 20th c.]
RAPE FACE, noun. (slang) A disturbing facial expression with a wide smile and bright eyes.
RAPE KIT, noun. A set of items used by medical personnel for gathering and preserving physical evidence following an allegation of sexual assault.
RAPE OIL, noun. Rapeseed oil
RAPE SHIELD, noun. Any of various laws barring a defendant on a criminal charge of rape from introducing evidence that goes to the alleged rape victim's sexual behavior unrelated to the encounter from which the charge arose.
RAPE SHIELDS, noun. Plural of rape shield
RAPE TRAUMA SYNDROME, noun. Psychological trauma experienced by a rape victim
RAPE VAN, noun. (slang) A vehicle with a large interior body having no windows or blocked windows, for which it would be easy to lure or force a person inside and thereafter conceal their presence in the vehicle in order to enable the commission a sexual assault against that person.
RAPE VANS, noun. Plural of rape van
RAPE WHISTLE, noun. A whistle intended to be blown by a person who believes to be in danger of being raped.
RAPE WHISTLES, noun. Plural of rape whistle

Dictionary definition

RAPE, noun. Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop.
RAPE, noun. The act of despoiling a country in warfare.
RAPE, noun. The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will.
RAPE, verb. Force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night".
RAPE, verb. Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy