[ reykt ]


  1. inclining from the vertical or from the horizontal:

    raked masts; a raked stage.

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Other Words From

  • un·raked adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of raked1

First recorded in 1945–50; rake 3 + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Spinal Solutions could not have raked in millions or spread its products across the U.S. if not for doctors eager to do business.

He raked in $3.1 million from 46,000 donors within the next 48 hours.

Octomom Nadya Suleman (a former client of hers), for example, raked in over $200,000 in 2012.

A second Kickstarter campaign raked in $76,000, and in September, Ebenstein devoted herself to the museum full-time.

The AKP raked in just under 50 percent of the vote in general elections in 2011.

Why, child alive, I raked the hay together on three whole six-acre fields!

The next instant, he has raked the butt of your discarded cigarette from beneath your feet with the dexterity of a- 31 - croupier.

The ground should be raked very clean of leaves before packing on the brush and wood.

A throng of young girls, gleaning, followed the reapers and raked up the ears that fell.

Presently Joe raked from among the embers a dozen or more black, shapeless objects.