verb (used without object), raved, rav·ing.
verb (used with object), raved, rav·ing.
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Origin of rave1
OTHER WORDS FROM raveraver, noun
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Definition for rave (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for rave
Scientists rave about how cheap and easy it is to use CRISPR.2020 chemistry Nobel goes for CRISPR, the gene-editing tool|Tina Hesman Saey|October 8, 2020|Science News For Students
Scientists rave about how cheap, versatile and easy to use CRISPR is.
Traditionally we design and test our garments over months or even years, as was the case with our raved-about jumpsuits.Your Favorite Apron and Kitchen Gear Companies Are Now Making Face Masks|Ellie Krupnick|October 6, 2020|Eater
It causes a unique, altered state of mind when taken at certain doses, and sort of a hallucinogenic state almost, and it got famous for folks taking it at raves and things like that.How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry? (Ep. 433)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 1, 2020|Freakonomics
Then they wrote big checks and raved coyly about how they now understood the future of computing.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
But although the movie has gathered awards and some rave reviews I, for one, never felt I was close to seeing this happen.
Customers rave “Fun place to go, especially with the $5 lap dance lunch special.”
Their sixth movie, Fargo, had come out to rave reviews and good box office that March.The Stacks: The Day ‘The Big Lebowski’ Came to Life|Alex Belth|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This isn't the typical high heels and hair gel style pool party rave Miami is famous for.
Since its premiere this March, Aladdin has received rave reviews.
He would toss about and rave and spout poetry in such a way as to make sleep impossible.
After that poor Nick began to rave again and had to be given some medicine to keep him quiet.The Rover Boys on the Farm|Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
Strange, that a man like Ingres should rave so about new fashions and pretty toilettes!The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
They did not rave of patriotism, nor was there any cant of equality and fraternity.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman
Yes, it's all right; but you needn't rave about it like a bally poet.
British Dictionary definitions for rave (1 of 2)
- enthusiastic or extravagant praise
- (as modifier)a rave review
- Also called: rave-up a party
- a professionally organized party for young people, with electronic dance music, sometimes held in a field or disused building
Word Origin for rave
British Dictionary definitions for rave (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with rave
see rant and rave; stark raving mad.