Definitions for raptureˈræp tʃər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rap•ture*ˈræp tʃər(n.; v.)-tured, -tur•ing.
(n.)ecstatic joy or delight.
Often, raptures. an utterance or expression of ecstatic delight.
the feeling, esp. in religious ecstasy, of being transported to another place or sphere of existence.
* Syn: See ecstasy.
Origin of rapture:
1590–1600; rapt+ -ure ; cf. ML raptūra poaching
ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus(noun)
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
"listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
a state of elated bliss
Extreme pleasure, happiness or excitement.
In some forms of fundamentalist Protestant eschatology, the event when Jesus returns and gathers the souls of living believers. (Usually "the rapture.")
The act of kidnapping or abducting, especially the forceful carrying off of a woman.
Rape; ravishment; sexual violation.
The act of carrying, conveying, transporting or sweeping along by force of movement; the force of such movement; the fact of being carried along by such movement.
to experience great happiness or excitement
to cause to experience great happiness or excitement
to take part in the Rapture
a prophesied sudden removal of Christian believers from the Earth before the Tribulation or simultaneous with the second coming of Jesus Christ
Origin: rapere, to take away or snatch out.
a seizing by violence; a hurrying along; rapidity with violence
the state or condition of being rapt, or carried away from one's self by agreeable excitement; violence of a pleasing passion; extreme joy or pleasure; ecstasy
a spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium
to transport with excitement; to enrapture
The Rapture is an indie rock band based in New York City. The band mixes influences from many genres including post-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock, pioneering the post-punk revival genre. They were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements.
Translations for rapture
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- طَرَب، نَشْوَهArabic
- êxtasePortuguese (BR)
- das EntzückenGerman
- از خود بی خودی؛ خلسهFarsi
- अत्यन्त हर्षHindi
- ushit, ekstazaCroatian
- rapimento, estasiItalian
- sajūsma; aizraušanāsLatvian
- vill begeistringNorwegian
- از خود بی خودی؛ خلسهPersian
- ډير ه خوښى، دوحى او فكرى خوشالى، مستى، نيشه، بى سرىPashto
- hänfördhet, hänryckthetSwedish
- kendinden geçme, coşkuTurkish
- 狂喜Chinese (Trad.)
- захват; екстазUkrainian
- سر خوشیUrdu
- sự sung sướngVietnamese
- 狂喜兴高采烈，欢天喜地Chinese (Simp.)
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