Definitions for ravishˈræv ɪʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ravish
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to transport with strong emotion, esp. joy.
to rape; violate.
to seize and carry off by force.
to rob; plunder.
Origin of ravish:
1250–1300; ME < MF raviss-, long s. of ravir to seize
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
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