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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.


Synonymspassion


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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