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race

race
(n.) A root.
(n.) The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
(n.) Company; herd; breed.
(n.) A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
(n.) Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
(n.) Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
(n.) A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
(n.) Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
(n.) Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
(n.) Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
(n.) A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
(n.) The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
(n.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
(v. i.) To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
(v. i.) To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
(v. t.) To raze.
(v. t.) To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
(v. t.) To run a race with.

rage

rage
(n.) Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.
(n.) Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury.
(n.) A violent or raging wind.
(n.) The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage.
(n.) To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.
(n.) To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.
(n.) To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.
(n.) To toy or act wantonly; to sport.
(v. t.) To enrage.

rake

rake
(n.) An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, -- used for collecting hay, or other light things which are spread over a large surface, or for breaking and smoothing the earth.
(n.) A toothed machine drawn by a horse, -- used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake.
(n.) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so; -- called also rake-vein.
(n.) The inclination of anything from a perpendicular direction; as, the rake of a roof, a staircase, etc.
(n.) the inclination of a mast or funnel, or, in general, of any part of a vessel not perpendicular to the keel.
(n.) A loose, disorderly, vicious man; a person addicted to lewdness and other scandalous vices; a debauchee; a roue.
(v. i.) To use a rake, as for searching or for collecting; to scrape; to search minutely.
(v. i.) To pass with violence or rapidity; to scrape along.
(v. i.) To incline from a perpendicular direction; as, a mast rakes aft.
(v. i.) To walk about; to gad or ramble idly.
(v. i.) To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life.
(v. t.) To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves.
(v. t.) To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town.
(v. t.) To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed.
(v. t.) To search through; to scour; to ransack.
(v. t.) To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does.
(v. t.) To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck.

rale

rale
(n.) An adventitious sound, usually of morbid origin, accompanying the normal respiratory sounds. See Rhonchus.

rape

rape
(n.) Fruit, as grapes, plucked from the cluster.
(n.) The refuse stems and skins of grapes or raisins from which the must has been expressed in wine making.
(n.) A filter containing the above refuse, used in clarifying and perfecting malt, vinegar, etc.
(n.) The act of seizing and carrying away by force; violent seizure; robbery.
(n.) Sexual connection with a woman without her consent. See Age of consent, under Consent, n.
(n.) That which is snatched away.
(n.) Movement, as in snatching; haste; hurry.
(n.) One of six divisions of the county of Sussex, England, intermediate between a hundred and a shire.
(n.) A name given to a variety or to varieties of a plant of the turnip kind, grown for seeds and herbage. The seeds are used for the production of rape oil, and to a limited extent for the food of cage birds.
(v. i.) To rob; to pillage.
(v. t.) To commit rape upon; to ravish.

rare

rare
(a.) Early.
(superl.) Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked; underdone; as, rare beef or mutton.
(superl.) Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event.
(superl.) Of an uncommon nature; unusually excellent; valuable to a degree seldom found.
(superl.) Thinly scattered; dispersed.
(superl.) Characterized by wide separation of parts; of loose texture; not thick or dense; thin; as, a rare atmosphere at high elevations.

rase

rase
(n.) A scratching out, or erasure.
(n.) A slight wound; a scratch.
(n.) A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it.
(v. i.) To be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow.
(v. t.) To rub along the surface of; to graze.
(v. t.) To rub or scratch out; to erase.
(v. t.) To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze.

rate

rate
(n.) Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.
(n.) That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum.
(n.) Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.
(n.) A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates.
(n.) Order; arrangement.
(n.) Ratification; approval.
(n.) The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.
(n.) The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.
(n.) The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.
(v. i.) To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.
(v. i.) To make an estimate.
(v. t.) To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.
(v. t.) To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.
(v. t.) To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension.
(v. t.) To ratify.
(v. t. & i.) To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently.

rave

rave
Imp. of Rive.
(n.) One of the upper side pieces of the frame of a wagon body or a sleigh.
(v. i.) To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.
(v. i.) To rush wildly or furiously.
(v. i.) To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he raved about her beauty.
(v. t.) To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense.

raze

raze
(n.) A Shakespearean word (used once) supposed to mean the same as race, a root.
(v. t.) To erase; to efface; to obliterate.
(v. t.) To subvert from the foundation; to lay level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish.

rede

rede
(n.) Advice; counsel; suggestion.
(n.) A word or phrase; a motto; a proverb; a wise saw.
(v. t.) To advise or counsel.
(v. t.) To interpret; to explain.

rete

rete
(n.) A net or network; a plexus; particularly, a network of blood vessels or nerves, or a part resembling a network.

reve

reve
(n.) An officer, steward, or governor.
(v. t.) To reave.

rice

rice
(n.) A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed.

ride

ride
(n.) The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
(n.) A saddle horse.
(n.) A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
(v. i.) To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
(v. i.) To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
(v. i.) To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
(v. i.) To be supported in motion; to rest.
(v. i.) To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
(v. i.) To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
(v. t.) To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
(v. t.) To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
(v. t.) To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
(v. t.) To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.

rife

rife
(a.) Prevailing; prevalent; abounding.
(a.) Having power; active; nimble.

rile

rile
(v. t.) To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil.
(v. t.) To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex.

rime

rime
(n.) A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack.
(n.) White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.
(n.) A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
(n.) Rhyme. See Rhyme.
(v. i.) To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
(v. i. & t.) To rhyme. See Rhyme.
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