Definitions for ragereɪdʒ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rage*reɪdʒ(n.; v.)raged, rag•ing.
(n.)angry fury; violent anger.
a fit of violent anger (sometimes used in combination):
a flight attendant attacked, the unfortunate victim of air rage.
fury or violence of wind, waves, fire, disease, etc.
violence of feeling, desire, or appetite.
a violent desire or passion.
ardor; fervor; enthusiasm.
an object of current popularity; fad:
I remember when long hair was all the rage.
(v.i.)to act or speak with fury; show or feel violent anger.
to move, rush, dash, or surge furiously.
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
fury, rage, madness(noun)
a feeling of intense anger
"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"
a state of extreme anger
"she fell into a rage and refused to answer"
something that is desired intensely
"his rage for fame destroyed him"
violent state of the elements
"the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"
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"
ramp, rage, storm(verb)
behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
be violent; as of fires and storms
feel intense anger
"Rage against the dying of the light!"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
extreme anger or extremely angry behavior
the rage in his eyes
to suddenly become extremely angry
She flew into a rage after missing her flight.
Kung Fu was all the rage in the 1970s
to move or act with force or violence
The storm raged through the night.
to behave in an extremely angry way
In her writing she raged at the world's injustices.
Violent uncontrolled anger.
A current fashion or fad.
To act or speak in heightened anger.
To move with great violence, as a storm etc.
Origin: raige, rage (French: rage), from rabia, from rabies.
violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will
especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury
a violent or raging wind
the subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage
to be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion
to be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds
to ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo
to toy or act wantonly; to sport
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Fury; violent, intense anger.
Translations for rage
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a fit of) violent anger
He flew into a rage; He shouted with rage.
- raivaPortuguese (BR)
- die WutGerman
- rabia, ira, furiaSpanish
- הִתפָּרצוּת זַעַםHebrew
- उग्र रोषHindi
- bijes, gnjevCroatian
- rabbia, colleraItalian
- niknums, dusmasLatvian
- قار، غضب، ترله وتنهPashto
- гнев, яростьRussian
- raseri, ursinneSwedish
- öfke, hiddetTurkish
- 大怒Chinese (Trad.)
- лють, гнівUkrainian
- cơn thịnh nộVietnamese
- 大怒，愤怒Chinese (Simp.)
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