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Meaning of RAGE

Pronunciation:  reyj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
  2. [n]  a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"
  3. [n]  violent state of the elements; "the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"
  4. [n]  a state of extreme anger; "she fell into a rage and refused to answer"
  5. [n]  something that is desired intensely; "his rage for fame destroyed him"
  6. [v]  feel intense anger; "Rage against the dying of the light!"
  7. [v]  be violent; as of fires and storms
  8. [v]  behave violently, as if in a great rage

RAGE is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: craze, cult, fad, furor, furore, fury, madness, passion, ramp, storm
 See Also: act, anger, anger, angriness, be, behave, blow up, choler, combust, desire, do, fashion, ire, lividity, throw a fit, violence, wrath



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rage\, n. [F., fr. L. rabies, fr. rabere to rave; cf. Skr.
    rabh to seize, rabhas violence. Cf. {Rabid}, {Rabies},
    1. Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of
       desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will. ``In
       great rage of pain.'' --Bacon.
             He appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of
             broken meat.                          --Macaulay.
             Convulsed with a rage of grief.       --Hawthorne.
    2. Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering
       wrath; violent anger; fury.
             torment, and loud lament, and furious rage.
    3. A violent or raging wind. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    4. The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after,
       or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as,
       to be all the rage.
    Syn: Anger; vehemence; excitement; passion; fury. See
  2. \Rage\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Raged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Raging}.] [OF. ragier. See {Rage}, n.]
    1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be
       violently agitated with passion. ``Whereat he inly
       raged.'' --Milton.
             When one so great begins to rage, he a hunted Even
             to falling.                           --Shak.
    2. To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or
       agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or
             Why do the heathen rage ?             --Ps. ii. 1.
             The madding wheels Of brazen chariots raged; dire
             was the noise.                        --Milton.
    3. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with
       destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in
    4. To toy or act wantonly; to sport. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    Syn: To storm; fret; chafe; fume.
  3. \Rage\, v. t.
    To enrage. [Obs.] --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in rage, is symbolic of your bad temper and negative outbursts. Work on empowering your inner strengths.