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Synonyms for ravish
ˈræv ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, dishonour, scandalise, offend, enthrall, profane, scandalize, disgrace, plunder, desecrate, lash out, transgress, shame, assail, enthral, round, appal, attack, enrapture, despoil, dishonor, transport, breach, rape, attaint, violate, infract, shock, outrage, appall, assault, break, enchant, go against, spoil

  2. enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight(verb)

    hold spellbound

    Synonyms:
    ship, transfer, delight, capture, beguile, dishonour, enthrall, violate, dishonor, captivate, enamour, witch, trance, channelize, jinx, enamor, enthral, channelise, becharm, enrapture, channel, carry, transport, revel, entrance, rape, fascinate, charm, glamour, outrage, enjoy, catch, assault, send, hex, enchant, please, bewitch, transmit

Wiktionary

  1. ravish(verb)

    Synonyms:
    abripe

  2. ravish(verb)

    To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, abripe

  3. ravish(verb)

    To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, abripe

  4. ravish(verb)

    To rape.

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, abripe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ravish

    Abuse covers all unreasonable or improper use or treatment by word or act. A tenant does not abuse rented property by "reasonable wear," though that may damage the property and injure its sale; he may abuse it by needless defacement or neglect. It is possible to abuse a man without harming him, as when the criminal vituperates the judge; or to harm a man without abusing him, as when the witness tells the truth about the criminal. Defame, malign, rail at, revile, slander, vilify, and vituperate are used always in a bad sense. One may be justly reproached. To impose on or to victimize one is to injure him by abusing his confidence. To persecute one is to ill-treat him for opinion's sake, commonly for religious belief; to oppress is generally for political or pecuniary motives. "Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy," Deut. xxiv, 14. Misemploy, misuse, and pervert are commonly applied to objects rather than to persons. A dissolute youth misemploys his time, misuses his money and opportunities, harms his associates, perverts his talents, wrongs his parents, ruins himself, abuses every good gift of God.

    Synonyms:
    abuse, aggrieve, damage, defame, defile, disparage, harm, ill-treat, ill-use, impose on, impose upon, injure, malign, maltreat, misemploy, misuse, molest, oppress, persecute, pervert, prostitute, rail at, reproach, revile, ruin, slander, victimize, vilify, violate, vituperate, wrong

    Antonyms:
    applaud, benefit, care for, cherish, conserve, consider, eulogize, extol, favor, laud, panegyrize, praise, protect, regard, respect, shield, sustain, tend, uphold, vindicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ravish

    Synonyms:
    entrance, transport, enchant, enrapture, charm, violate, outrage, deflour, debauch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ravish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    violate, deflour, constuprate, defile, abuse, debauch, outrage, commit rape upon

  2. ravish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enchant, charm, captivate, delight, enrapture, transport

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ravish(v)

    Synonyms:
    transport, enrapture, enchant, rape

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How to use ravish in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Taylor:

    Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.


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