What does rage mean?
Definitions for rage
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rage.
fury, rage, madnessnoun
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, rageverb
an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
"he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
ramp, rage, stormverb
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!"
Violent uncontrolled anger.
A current fashion or fad.
To act or speak in heightened anger.
To move with great violence, as a storm etc.
Etymology: raige, rage (French: rage), from rabia, from rabies.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: rage, Fr.
This tiger-footed rage, when it shall find
The harm of unskann’d swiftness, will, too late,
Tie leaden pounds to’s heels. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
T’ allay my rages and revenges with
Your colder reasons. William Shakespeare.
Argument more heroick than the rage
Of Turnus for Lavinia disespous’d. John Milton.
The party hurtr who hath been in great rage of pain, till the weapon was re anointed. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
Torment and loud lament and furious rage. John Milton.
The rage of thirst and hunger now supprest. Alexander Pope.
Etymology: from the noun.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging; and whosoever is deceived thereby, is not wise. Prov. xx. I.
Why do the heathen rage. Psalm ii. I.
At this he inly rag’d, and as they talk’d,
Smote him into the midriff. John Milton.
That death should license have to rage among
The fair, the wise, the virtuous. Edmund Waller.
The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall justle one against another, seem like torches, and run like the lightenings. Nah. ii. 4.
The madding wheels of brazen chariots rag’d. John Milton.
After these waters had raged on the earth, they began to lessen and shrink, and the great fluctuations of this deep being quieted by degrees, the waters retired. Burnet.
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
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rāj, n. violent excitement: enthusiasm: rapture: furious anger: intensity: any object much sought after, the fashion.—v.i. to be furious with anger: to exercise fury: to prevail fatally, as a disease: to be violently agitated, as the waves.—v.t. to enrage.—adjs. Rage′ful, full of rage, furious; Rā′ging, acting with rage, violence, or fury.—adv. Rā′gingly.—All the rage (coll.), quite the fashion. [Fr.,—L. rabies—rabĕre, to rave.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Fury; violent, intense anger.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rage is ranked #73464 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Rage surname appeared 264 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Rage.
62.1% or 164 total occurrences were Black.
32.5% or 86 total occurrences were White.
1.8% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.
1.8% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'rage' in Nouns Frequency: #2560
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The numerical value of rage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of rage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of rage in a Sentence
Most comics make jokes to defend themselves against what they see as a hostile and inhumane world often a deeply felt rage.
Well I'm looking to do background checks. I think background checks are important. I don't want to put guns into the hands of mentally unstable people or people with rage or hate.
I just felt this rage.
Just seeing that coward, that monster looking so snide and smirking makes my blood boil with rage.
I'm here to state my opposition to DEI, critical race theory or the derivatives thereof being instructed, indoctrinated or even hinted at in the school district, every piece of this propaganda that will reveal itself in the false doctrines of White fragility, White rage, White privilege and the like is just that. False.
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Translations for rage
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حنق, غضب, غArabic
- ràbiaCatalan, Valencian
- běsnění, běs, hit, výkřik (módy), móda, zuřivostCzech
- raseri, rase, galskabDanish
- Zorn, toben, Wut, Raserei, Rage, rasen, wütenGerman
- οργή, μαίνομαι, φρενιάζω, λυσσομανώGreek
- villitys, raivotaFinnish
- rage, rager, furie, se déchaîner, faire rageFrench
- corraichScottish Gaelic
- rabbia, furiaItalian
- 激怒, 暴れる, 荒れ狂うJapanese
- ira, saeviōLatin
- RosereiLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- įniršis, įtūžis, įsiūtisLithuanian
- furie, woeden, woede, razen, razernij, toornDutch
- raiva, [[enfurecer]]-[[se]], ira, fúriaPortuguese
- furie, mânie, turbaRomanian
- беситься, гнев, неистовствовать, бушевать, ярость, свирепствовать, раж, буйствовать, неистовство, бешенствоRussian
- jarost, ljutost, goropadnost, besnost, goropad, bes, bijesSerbo-Croatian
- పిచ్చికోపం, RageTelugu
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