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Synonyms for rape
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rape, colza, Brassica napus(noun)

    Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop

    Synonyms:
    colza, violation, ravishment, rapine, assault

  2. rape, rapine(noun)

    the act of despoiling a country in warfare

    Synonyms:
    colza, violation, ravishment, rapine, assault

  3. rape, violation, assault, ravishment(verb)

    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, violation, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, infraction, rapine, assault, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, colza, trespass, entrancement, encroachment

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    snipe, delight, set on, ravish, dishonour, scandalise, offend, enthrall, profane, scandalize, disgrace, plunder, desecrate, lash out, transgress, shame, assail, enthral, round, appal, attack, enrapture, despoil, dishonor, transport, breach, attaint, violate, infract, shock, outrage, appall, assault, break, enchant, go against, spoil

  5. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder(verb)

    destroy and strip of its possession

    "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, foray, bilk, dishonour, itch, bungle, rifle, ravish, muck up, dishonor, mishandle, bumble, plunder, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, pillage, transgress, fumble, vitiate, flub, baby, impair, ball up, featherbed, bollocks up, loot, break, desecrate, despoil, bodge, mess up, sack, deflower, offend, thwart, louse up, breach, go against, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, infract, strip, outrage, cocker, foul up, ransack, cross, fluff, assault, mollycoddle, bobble, profane, reave, coddle, bollix up, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bollocks

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rape(n.)

    Synonyms:
    violation, defloration, constupration, ravishment, defilement, carnal knowledge of a woman (forcibly and against her will)

  2. rape(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) navew, french turnip (Brassica napus)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rape(n)

    Synonyms:
    constupration, defloration, ravishment, violation

  2. rape(v)

    Synonyms:
    ravish, constuprate, violate, deflower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    violation, rapes, violations, rapeseed, breach, colza, violate, infringement

How to pronounce rape?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say rape in sign language?

  1. rape

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How to use rape in a sentence?

  1. Steve King:

    What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled those people out that were products of rape and incest ? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that ?

  2. Dalia Alachi:

    They spoke to us about torture, gang rape, forced labor. These people are now receiving medical treatment and psycho-social support.

  3. Polly Neate:

    The club has a responsibility to look at who it is hiring in high-profile positions, and consider whether a convicted rapist, who continues to protest that he's done nothing wrong and whose case has attracted widespread victim-blaming language, is someone that they want to be representing their brand, it's important that high profile institutions take a stand about the seriousness of rape as a crime, and do not in any way condone the blaming of victims of rape, or participate in a culture which trivializes violence against women.

  4. Christine Ayoo:

    It's not just rape, we even have kidnappings and killings.

  5. Don Christensen:

    Prior to [ the Mangahas ] decision coming out, everybody knew that there was not a statute of limitations for rape in the military. Everyone. It was accepted, look at what the intent of Congress was. And it's clear that Congress in'86 changed the statute of limitations, in 2006 changed the statute of limitations. They did not want a statute of limitations. Period.


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