verb (used with object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), rav·aged, rav·ag·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR ravage
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Origin of ravage
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OTHER WORDS FROM ravagerav·age·ment, nounrav·ag·er, nounun·rav·aged, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ravageravage , ravish
Example sentences from the Web for ravage
The organizations who had invested in building agile teams and a variety of complementary revenue streams were less vulnerable to the pandemic’s economic ravages.Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era|Pierre Bienaimé|November 17, 2020|Digiday
We need health reform focused on fixing our health-care system to reduce health-care costs, and with the ravages of the coronavirus on the system, that is unlikely to happen in the short term.Your 401(k) is still likely to have a bumpy ride after the election|Michelle Singletary|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The queen in the new colony had wounds on her face from the ravages of battle.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
Having 95% of stores away from malls helped it avoid from much of the ravages felt by Penney and Macy’s.Kohl’s bets on more activewear, fewer store brands to finally get back to growth|Phil Wahba|October 20, 2020|Fortune
The ravages of Maria continue to be felt among the Puerto Rican people, and remain visible in the island’s infrastructure.Puerto Ricans with HIV/AIDS vulnerable 3 years after Hurricane Maria|Yariel Valdés González|September 21, 2020|Washington Blade
For Xido, spending time in war-ravaged Angola felt strangely familiar.Death Metal Angola: Heavy Metal in War-Torn Africa|Nina Strochlic|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The journey began well, as Washington managed to collect some rent from war-ravaged tenants in Cumberland.
Yellow fever ravaged Philadelphia in first few weeks of October 1793.
That lasts about five years, in which time the place has been altered, developed, and ravaged just enough to make you mad.
Ten years ago, a population of gorillas in Central Africa was ravaged by the deadly virus.
Just as he was starting, Bruce came upon him, laid siege to the place where he was, and ravaged his country.
About Christmas they again ravaged Northumberland, and let off Cumberland till midsummer day next year for the sum of 600 marks.
And after Antiochus had ravaged Egypt, in the hundred and forty- third year, he returned and went up against Israel.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She ravaged the newspapers; they never were more bare of reference to consecrated labours.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
On the road the inoffensive inhabitants were pillaged, ravaged and massacred to the cry of 'God wills it!'