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English noun: rape

1. rape (plant) Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop


SynonymsBrassica napus, colza


Broader (hypernym)mustard


Member meronymBrassica, genus Brassica


Substance holonymrapeseed

2. rape (act) the act of despoiling a country in warfare


Synonymsrapine


Broader (hypernym)pillage, pillaging, plundering

3. rape (act) the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will


Synonymsassault, ravishment, violation


Broader (hypernym)sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault


Narrower (hyponym)carnal abuse, date rape, statutory rape


English verb: rape

1. rape (social) force (someone) to have sex against their will


SamplesThe woman was raped on her way home at night.


ExamplesThey want to rape the prisoners


Synonymsassault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage, ravish, violate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, set on


Narrower (hyponym)gang-rape

2. rape (contact) destroy and strip of its possession


SamplesThe soldiers raped the beautiful country.


Synonymsdespoil, plunder, spoil, violate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, ruin









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