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rape

noun

1 rape

Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop.

synonyms: Brassica napus, colza.

Dutch: koolzaad
Polish: kapusta rzepak



2 rape

The act of despoiling a country in warfare.

synonym: rapine.

Roget 791: stealing etc. v.; theft, thievery, latrociny, direption; abstraction, appropriation; plagiary, plagiarism; autoplagiarism; latrocinium.    spoliation, ... show more

Dutch: roof

3 rape

The crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will.

synonyms: assault, ravishment, violation.

Roget 961: impurity; uncleanness etc. (filth) 653; immodesty; grossness etc. adj.; indelicacy, indecency; impudicity; obscenity, ribaldry, ... show more

Dutch: aanranding, verkrachten, verkrachting, violatie
Polish: gwałt

verb

1 rape

Force (someone) to have sex against their will:
— The woman was raped on her way home at night.

synonyms: assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage, ravish, violate.

Dutch: ontvoeren, schaken

2 rape

Destroy and strip of its possession:
— The soldiers raped the beautiful country.

synonyms: despoil, plunder, spoil, violate.

Dutch: verprutsen


Moby thesaurus: abduction, abuse, assault, assault sexually, attack, banditry, barbarize, batter, battering, betray, betrayal, brigandage, brigandism, brutalize, burn, butcher, butchery, capture, carry on, compromise ... show more.

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