Definitions for ragereɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rage*reɪdʒ(n.; v.)raged, rag•ing.

  1. (n.)angry fury; violent anger.

  2. a fit of violent anger (sometimes used in combination):

    a flight attendant attacked, the unfortunate victim of air rage.

  3. fury or violence of wind, waves, fire, disease, etc.

  4. violence of feeling, desire, or appetite.

  5. a violent desire or passion.

  6. ardor; fervor; enthusiasm.

  7. an object of current popularity; fad:

    I remember when long hair was all the rage.

  8. Archaic. insanity.

  9. (v.i.)to act or speak with fury; show or feel violent anger.

  10. to move, rush, dash, or surge furiously.

  11. to proceed, continue, or prevail with great violence.

* Syn: See anger.

Origin of rage:

1250–1300; (n.) ME < OF < LL rabia, L rabiēsrabies ; (v.) ME < OF ragier, der. of rage


Princeton's WordNet

  1. fury, rage, madness(noun)

    a feeling of intense anger

    "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"

  2. rage(noun)

    a state of extreme anger

    "she fell into a rage and refused to answer"

  3. rage, passion(noun)

    something that is desired intensely

    "his rage for fame destroyed him"

  4. rage(noun)

    violent state of the elements

    "the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"

  5. fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage(verb)

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

    "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"

  6. ramp, rage, storm(verb)

    behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

  7. rage(verb)

    be violent; as of fires and storms

  8. rage(verb)

    feel intense anger

    "Rage against the dying of the light!"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rage(noun)ɪdʒ

    extreme anger or extremely angry behavior

    the rage in his eyes

  2. rageɪdʒ

    to suddenly become extremely angry

    She flew into a rage after missing her flight.

  3. rageɪdʒ

    very popular

    Kung Fu was all the rage in the 1970s

  4. rage(verb)ɪdʒ

    to move or act with force or violence

    The storm raged through the night.

  5. rageɪdʒ

    to behave in an extremely angry way

    In her writing she raged at the world's injustices.


  1. rage(Noun)

    Violent uncontrolled anger.

  2. rage(Noun)

    A current fashion or fad.

  3. rage(Verb)

    To act or speak in heightened anger.

  4. rage(Verb)

    To move with great violence, as a storm etc.

  5. Origin: raige, rage (French: rage), from rabia, from rabies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rage(noun)

    violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will

  2. Rage(noun)

    especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury

  3. Rage(noun)

    a violent or raging wind

  4. Rage(noun)

    the subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage

  5. Rage(noun)

    to be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion

  6. Rage(noun)

    to be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds

  7. Rage(noun)

    to ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo

  8. Rage(noun)

    to toy or act wantonly; to sport

  9. Rage(verb)

    to enrage


  1. Rage

    Rage is a German heavy metal band, formed in 1984. They were part of the German heavy/speed/power metal scene to emerge in the early to mid-1980s, along with bands such as Helloween, Running Wild, Blind Guardian and Grave Digger.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rage

    Fury; violent, intense anger.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rage' in Nouns Frequency: #2560

Anagrams of rage

  1. ager, areg, gear, GRAE

  2. Ager

  3. Areg

  4. Gear

  5. GRAE

Translations for rage

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a fit of) violent anger

He flew into a rage; He shouted with rage.

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