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Synonyms for raven
ˈræv ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raven, Corvus corax(verb)

    large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

  2. raven(verb)

    obtain or seize by violence

    Synonyms:
    devour, pig, predate, guttle, prey

  3. raven, prey, predate(verb)

    prey on or hunt for

    "These mammals predate certain eggs"

    Synonyms:
    guttle, pig, forego, antedate, feed, forgo, antecede, foredate, precede, devour, prey, predate

  4. devour, guttle, raven, pig(verb)

    eat greedily

    "he devoured three sandwiches"

    Synonyms:
    pig it, guttle, pig, down, go through, consume, farrow, predate, devour, prey

  5. raven(verb)

    feed greedily

    "The lions ravened the bodies"

    Synonyms:
    devour, pig, predate, guttle, prey

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. raven(a.)

    Synonyms:
    black, ebon, inky, sable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "raven":

    crow, blackbird

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How to use raven in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the road to wisdom, behave like a raven and observe everything carefully!

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    What is blacker than the 'raven'? Answer; His Feathers:

  3. Robin Green:

    The Eagle wasn't always the Eagle. The Eagle, before he became the Eagle, was Yucatangee, the Talker. Yucatangee talked and talked. It talked so much it heard only itself. Not the river, not the wind, not even the Wolf. The Raven came and said The Wolf is hungry. If you stop talking, you'll hear him. The wind too. And when you hear the wind, you'll fly. So he stopped talking. And became its nature, the Eagle. The Eagle soared, and its flight said all it needed to say.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In a democracy, people always vote for their alike! Pig for the pig, raven for the raven! Dull for the dull, wise for the wise!

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?

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