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English

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Etymology 1

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rapiō (to abduct or seize by force).

Noun

Singular
rape

Plural
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rape ({{{1}}})
  1. (crime) The act of forcing sexual intercourse or other sexual activity upon another person, without their consent and/or against their will.
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Verb

Infinitive
to rape

Third person singular
rap

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to rape (third-person singular simple present rap, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To force sexual intercourse or other sexual activity upon another person, without their consent.
  2. To abuse an object in an extreme manner.
    The loggers raped the virgin forest
  3. (slang) To dominate in a contest.
    My experienced opponent will rape me at chess.
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Etymology 2

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rapa from rapum (a turnip).

Noun

Singular
rape

Plural
rape

rape (rape)
  1. Rapeseed. Brassica napus
Quotations
  • 2001: Bill Lambrecht, Dinner at the New Gene Café, 231
    After the Industrial Revolution, it was discovered that rape also yields oil suitable for lubrication.
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Etymology 3

From the French rape (grape stalk)

Noun

Singular
rape

Plural
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rape ({{{1}}})
  1. The stalks and husks of grapes.
  2. A filter containing the stalks and husks of grapes used for clarifying wine.
  3. (obsolete) Fruit plucked in a bunch.
    a rape of grapes.

Etymology 4

Unclear, but possibly from the Old English rap (rope), used to mark out the territory.

Noun

Singular
rape

Plural
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rape ({{{1}}})
  1. One of the six former administrative divisions of Sussex, UK
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Italian

Noun

rape f.

  1. Plural form of rapa.

Spanish

Noun

rape m. (plural rapes)

Singular
rape m.

Plural
rapes m.

  1. monkfish
  2. shaving, hair crop

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