What does rage mean?

Definitions for ragereɪdʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fury, rage, madness(noun)

    a feeling of intense anger

    "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"

  2. rage(noun)

    a state of extreme anger

    "she fell into a rage and refused to answer"

  3. rage, passion(noun)

    something that is desired intensely

    "his rage for fame destroyed him"

  4. rage(noun)

    violent state of the elements

    "the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"

  5. 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"

  6. ramp, rage, storm(verb)

    behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

  7. rage(verb)

    be violent; as of fires and storms

  8. rage(verb)

    feel intense anger

    "Rage against the dying of the light!"


  1. rage(Noun)

    Violent uncontrolled anger.

  2. rage(Noun)

    A current fashion or fad.

  3. rage(Verb)

    To act or speak in heightened anger.

  4. rage(Verb)

    To move with great violence, as a storm etc.

  5. Origin: raige, rage (French: rage), from rabia, from rabies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rage(noun)

    violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will

  2. Rage(noun)

    especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury

  3. Rage(noun)

    a violent or raging wind

  4. Rage(noun)

    the subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage

  5. Rage(noun)

    to be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion

  6. Rage(noun)

    to be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds

  7. Rage(noun)

    to ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo

  8. Rage(noun)

    to toy or act wantonly; to sport

  9. Rage(verb)

    to enrage


  1. Rage

    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

  1. Rage

    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. rabiesrabĕre, to rave.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rage

    Fury; violent, intense anger.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rage' in Nouns Frequency: #2560

Anagrams for rage »

  1. ager, areg, gear, GRAE

  2. Ager

  3. Areg

  4. Gear

  5. GRAE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:

    I have this rage of hatred inside of me.

  2. Rose Byrne:

    The Meddler. i was trying to get my inner rage.

  3. Plutarch:

    No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.

  4. William Congreve:

    Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

  5. William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, 1697, act III scene 8:

    Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

Images & Illustrations of rage

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