verb (used without object), raged, rag·ing.
Origin of rage
Examples from the Web for raging
Our relationship did not improve as I entered college and developed a raging eating disorder.
Suddenly, you are crying, breathless, raging, and on quieter days just going through the motions.
Thousands of years ago, Saudi Arabia fortuitously sat in the middle of the raging incense trade.
Still, Morgan Freeman, for instance, is a bit of a raging liberal.
His inheritance, which ran to millions of Deutschmarks, was worth only pennies after the raging post-war inflation.Vogue Photographer Erwin Blumenfeld: Secrets of a Fashion Legend|Tim Teeman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike them they held no dazzling sapphire brilliancies; they were ochreous, suffused with raging vermilion.The Metal Monster|A. Merritt
News of the raging battle came in with every ambulance to the Clair Hospital.Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross|Alice B. Emerson
The fire was said to be raging in the main street, quite close to the principal inn.A Boy's Voyage Round the World|The Son of Samuel Smiles
It was mid-summer, and on the road came the news that the cholera was raging in Paris.Camilla: A Tale of a Violin|Charles Barnard
Ned thrust the raging fellow back and held him until he had calmed down somewhat.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
Word Origin for rage
c.1300, "madness, insanity; fit of frenzy; anger, wrath; fierceness in battle; violence of storm, fire, etc.," from Old French rage, raige "spirit, passion, rage, fury, madness" (11c.), from Medieval Latin rabia, from Latin rabies "madness, rage, fury," related to rabere "be mad, rave" (cf. rabies, which originally had this sense), from PIE *rebh- "violent, impetuous" (cf. Old English rabbian "to rage"). Similarly, Welsh (cynddaredd) and Breton (kounnar) words for "rage, fury" originally meant "hydrophobia" and are compounds based on the word for "dog" (Welsh ci, plural cwn; Breton ki). In 15c.-16c. it also could mean "rabies." The rage "fashion, vogue" dates from 1785.
mid-13c., "to play, romp," from rage (n.). Meanings "be furious; speak passionately; go mad" first recorded c.1300. Of things from 1530s. Related: Raged; raging.
see all the rage.