rage

rage

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of rage in English

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English

Etymology

Old French rage (French: rage), from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabies (anger, fury).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹeɪdʒ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒ

Noun

rage (countable and uncountable, plural rages)

  1. Violent uncontrolled anger.
  2. A current fashion or fad.
  3. (obsolete) Any vehement passion.
    • convulsed with a rage of grief
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet XVII (1609 Quarto)
      And your true rights be termed a poet's rage

Synonyms

  • fury
  • ire

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

rage (third-person singular simple present rages, present participle raging, simple past and past participle raged)

  1. (intransitive) To act or speak in heightened anger.
  2. (intransitive) (sometimes figuratively) To move with great violence, as a storm etc.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room Chapter 1
      "The two women murmured over the spirit-lamp, plotting the eternal conspiracy of hush and clean bottles while the wind raged and gave a sudden wrench at the cheap fastenings.
    • 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, "[1]," New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012):
      Though the storm raged up the East Coast, it has become increasingly apparent that New Jersey took the brunt of it.
  3. (obsolete) To enrage.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ager, GRAE, Gear, Gera, Rega, ager, areg, gare, gear

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːɣə/, [ˈʁɑːʊ]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse raka, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną, cognate with Swedish raka, English rake. Related to *rekaną (to pile) and *rakjaną (to stretch).

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. to scrape
  2. (dated) to shave
    Synonym: barbere
Inflection
Derived terms

References

  • “rage,1” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German rāken (to hit, reach), from Proto-Germanic *rakōną, cognate with Dutch raken (Swedish råka is also borrowed from Low German). Probably related ot the previous verb.

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. (transitive, usually negated) to concern, to be of (someone's) business
  2. (transitive) to not concern, to not be any of (someone's) business
    • 1967, Christian Kampmann, Sammen, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)
      Men det rager mig, hvad folk siger .
    • 2007, Jonas T. Bengtsson, Submarino, Art People (→ISBN)
      “Det rager mig, hvad hun har lyst til.”
Inflection

References

  • “rage,2” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 3

From German ragen (to jut, stick out), from Proto-Germanic *hragōną, cognate with Old English oferhragan.

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. to jut, stick out, stand out
Inflection
Derived terms

References

  • “rage,3” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French rage, from Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraː.ʒə/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ge
  • Rhymes: -aːʒə

Noun

rage f or m (plural rages)

  1. craze, fad, fashion.

Synonyms

  • hype, modegril

Derived terms

  • Pokémonrage

French

Etymology

From Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabies.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁaʒ/

Noun

rage f (plural rages)

  1. rage (fury, anger)
    • 1813, Les Attraits de la Morale, Ou la Vertu Parée de Tous Ses Charmes, et l'Art de rendre Heureux ceux qui nous entourent, page 179.
  2. rabies (disease)
    • 1935, Revista da produção animal, Instituto de Biologia Animal, page 47.

Derived terms

  • enrager
  • rage de dents
  • rage au volant
  • vert de rage

Further reading

  • “rage” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • gare, garé, géra

German

Verb

rage

  1. inflection of ragen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Norman

Etymology

From Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabiēs (anger, fury).

Noun

rage f (plural rages)

  1. (Jersey) rabies

Old French

Alternative forms

  • raige (uncommon)

Noun

rage f (oblique plural rages, nominative singular rage, nominative plural rages)

  1. rage; ire; fury

Romanian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin ragere. Compare French raire, réer; cf. also French railler, Italian ragliare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈrad͡ʒe]

Verb

a rage (third-person singular present rage, past participle not used3rd conj.

  1. (of animals) to roar, howl, bellow
Conjugation

Derived terms

  • răget

See also

  • urla, mugi, țipa, zbiera

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