verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR ravage
Related formsrav·age·ment, nounrav·ag·er, nounun·rav·aged, adjective
Examples from the Web for ravage
It also can ravage entire public health systems meant to bring children safely into the world.The Only Thing More Terrifying Than Ebola Is Being Pregnant With Ebola|Kent Sepkowitz, Abby Haglage|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under the great viking, Hastings, a large force of them landed in Kent, and prepared to ravage the country.A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines|Clayton Edwards
The Danes sail up the Loire and ravage the country as far as Tours.
From the graves they have made they shall rise up never,Who have left nought living to ravage and rend.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
A score or two of armed men were able to ravage a whole district, and carry off half a hundred families to be sold into slavery.The Story of Malta|Maturin M. Ballou
He found it easy to overrun the open country, to ravage the crops, drive off the cattle, and burn the villages and homesteads.