verb (used with object), raped, rap·ing.
verb (used without object), raped, rap·ing.
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usage note for rape
OTHER WORDS FROM raperap·a·ble, rape·a·ble, adjectiverapist, raper, noun
Definition for rape (2 of 3)
Origin of rape2
Definition for rape (3 of 3)
Origin of rape3
Example sentences from the Web for rape
General Raper was the officer in political charge of the Nawab of Moorshedabad, then a boy of some ten years old.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
Towards daybreak I sank into a heavy sleep, from which I was suddenly awakened by Raper calling on me to get up and dress at once.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
"I congratulate you," replied Miss Raper with sarcastic wit.
He left at nine o'clock, and Raper, the night watchman, fastened the street door behind him.In Friendship's Guise|Wm. Murray Graydon
The company recognized the fact that it was a tactical error to try to draw any praises to themselves from Miss Raper.