rage

[ reyj ]
/ reɪdʒ /
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noun

verb (used without object), raged, rag·ing.


Nearby words

  1. raga,
  2. ragamuffin,
  3. ragbag,
  4. ragbolt,
  5. ragdoll,
  6. rage quit,
  7. rages,
  8. ragfish,
  9. ragga,
  10. ragged

Idioms

    all the rage, widely popular or in style.

Origin of rage

1250–1300; (noun) Middle English < Old French < Late Latin rabia, Latin rabiēs madness, rage, derivative of rabere to rage; (v.) ragen < Old French ragier, derivative of rage (noun)

Related formsrage·ful, adjectiverag·ing·ly, adverb

Synonym study

1. See anger.

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British Dictionary definitions for raging

rage

/ (reɪdʒ) /

noun

verb (intr)

Word Origin for rage

C13: via Old French from Latin rabiēs madness

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Word Origin and History for raging
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Idioms and Phrases with raging

rage

see all the rage.

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