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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecstatic, enraptured, rapturous, rapt, rhapsodicadjective

    feeling great rapture or delight

Wiktionary

  1. raptadjective

    Snatched, taken away; abducted.

  2. raptadjective

    Lifted up into the air; transported into heaven.

  3. raptadjective

    Very interested, involved in something, absorbed, transfixed; fascinated or engrossed.

    The children watched in rapt attention as the magician produced object after object from his hat.

  4. raptadjective

    Enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy.

    He was rapt with his exam results.

  5. Etymology: From raptor, from rapere

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Raptnoun

    A trance; an ecstasy.

    Etymology: from rap.

  2. To Raptverb

    this word is used by Chapman for rap improperly, as appears from the participle, which from rapt would be not rapt, but rapted. To ravish; to put in ecstasy.

    You may safe approve,
    How strong in instigation to their love
    Their rapting tunes are. George Chapman, Odyssey.

ChatGPT

  1. rapt

    Rapt refers to wholly engrossed or absorbed, deeply captivated or engrossed in something, often resulting in a feeling of bliss or delight, to the exclusion of anything else. It could also mean being carried away with intense emotions or feelings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rapt

    of Rap

  2. Rapt

    imp. & p. p. of Rap, to snatch away

  3. Raptadjective

    snatched away; hurried away or along

  4. Raptadjective

    transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured

  5. Raptadjective

    wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation

  6. Raptadjective

    an ecstasy; a trance

  7. Raptadjective

    rapidity

  8. Raptverb

    to transport or ravish

  9. Raptverb

    to carry away by force

  10. Etymology: [From F. rapt abduction, rape, L. raptus, fr. rapere to seize and carry off, to transport; or fr. E. rapt, a. See Rapt, a., and Rapid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rapt

    rapt, adj. raised to rapture: transported: ravished:—pa.t. and pa.p. of rap (2).—v.t. (obs.) to grasp or carry off.—n. Rap′tor, a ravisher. [Rap, to seize, influenced by L. rapĕre, to snatch.]

CrunchBase

  1. Rapt

    As of March 14, 2008, Rapt, Inc. was acquired by Microsoft Corporation. Rapt, Inc. offers media monetization solutions, and technology and strategic advisory services to media companies. The company also provides advertising yield management solutions. Its software applications, such as price director, inventory manager, and business advisor delivers price optimization, inventory management, and yield analytics solutions. The company’s software also enables companies to price, predict, and provision their advertising assets. Its advisory services help companies to design and implement practice revenue management processes in their organization. Rapt, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with an additional office in New York City.

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Anagrams for rapt »

  1. part

  2. prat

  3. tarp

  4. trap

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rapt in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.

  2. Sue Atchley Ebaugh:

    The greatest gift we can give one another is rapt attention to one another's existence.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.

  5. Greg Kuykendall:

    They parsed the evidence, they paid rapt attention while we were putting on our defense and while the prosecution was putting on its case, and they decided that humanitarian aid is not always a crime, the way the government wanted it to be.

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