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English noun: rage

1. rage (feeling) a feeling of intense anger

SamplesHell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
His face turned red with rage.

Synonymsfury, madness

Broader (hypernym)anger, choler, ire

Narrower (hyponym)lividity, wrath

2. rage (state) a state of extreme anger

SamplesShe fell into a rage and refused to answer.

Broader (hypernym)anger, angriness

3. rage (state) something that is desired intensely

SamplesHis rage for fame destroyed him.


Broader (hypernym)desire

4. rage (state) violent state of the elements

SamplesThe sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks.

Broader (hypernym)violence

5. rage (cognition) an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

SamplesHe always follows the latest fads.
It was all the rage that season.

Synonymscraze, cult, fad, furor, furore

Broader (hypernym)fashion

English verb: rage

1. rage (stative) behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

ExamplesSam and Sue rage

Synonymsramp, storm

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do

2. rage (stative) be violent; as of fires and storms

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)be

3. rage (emotion) feel intense anger

SamplesRage against the dying of the light!.

ExamplesSam and Sue rage over the results of the experiment

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, combust, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, fly off the handle, foam at the mouth, froth at the mouth, go ballistic, have a fit, have kittens, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, lose one's temper, throw a fit

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