What does rapine mean?

Definitions for rapine
ˈræp ɪn, -aɪnrap·ine

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rape, rapine(noun)

    the act of despoiling a country in warfare

Wiktionary

  1. rapine(Noun)

    The seizure of one's property by force; plunder.

  2. Origin: From and , from rapina, from rapio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rapine(noun)

    the act of plundering; the seizing and carrying away of things by force; spoliation; pillage; plunder

  2. Rapine(noun)

    ravishment; rape

  3. Rapine(verb)

    to plunder

  4. Origin: [F. rapine; cf. Pr. & It. rapina; all fr. L. rapina, fr. rapere to seize and carry off by force. See Rapid, and cf. Raven rapine.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rapine

    rap′in, n. act of seizing and carrying away forcibly: plunder: violence. [Fr.,—L. rapinarapĕre, to seize.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rapine

    The act of plundering; the seizing and carrying away of things by force; spoliation; pillage; plunder. Violence; force; also, to plunder.

How to pronounce rapine?

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How to say rapine in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rapine in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason:

    What is it the Bible teaches us? - rapine, cruelty, and murder. What is it the Testament teaches us? - to believe that the Almighty committed debauchery with a woman engaged to be married, and the belief of this debauchery is called faith.

Images & Illustrations of rapine

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