Definitions for ravishˈræv ɪʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ravish
rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage(verb)
force (someone) to have sex against their will
"The woman was raped on her way home at night"
enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight(verb)
To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.
To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.
to seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force
to transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy
to have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and against her consent; to rape
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rav′ish, v.t. to seize or carry away by violence: to rob: to have sexual intercourse with by force: to fill with ecstasy.—n. Rav′isher.—p.adj. Rav′ishing, delighting to rapture: transporting: ecstatic.—adv. Rav′ishingly, in a ravishing manner: with rapture.—n. Rav′ishment, act of ravishing: abduction: rape: ecstatic delight: rapture. [Fr. ravir—L. rapĕre.]
The numerical value of ravish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ravish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
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