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rake

rake - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rake

Definition
(noun) a dissolute man in fashionable society
Synonyms : blood , profligate , rakehell , rip , roue

Definition
(noun) degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
Synonyms : pitch , slant
Example Sentence
  • the roof had a steep pitch

Definition
(noun) a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil
Definition
(verb) move through with or as if with a rake
Example Sentence
  • She raked her fingers through her hair

Definition
(verb) level or smooth with a rake
Example Sentence
  • rake gravel

Definition
(verb) sweep the length of
Example Sentence
  • The gunfire raked the coast

Definition
(verb) examine hastily
Synonyms : glance over , run down , scan , skim
Example Sentence
  • She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Definition
(verb) gather with a rake
Example Sentence
  • rake leaves

Definition
(verb) scrape gently
Synonyms : crease , graze
Example Sentence
  • graze the skin

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rake

Raki ... rakhi sawant is morally degraded
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by SHAKAL

rake...its a name given to person..who host a POKER game in casino.....HE IS CALLED RAKE because he takes commision for hosting a game....any one who takes commision is considered a IMMORAL person. the word used is rake off
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by preetisoni2411

rake sounds like fake.. So a rake person is a fake or immoral and dissolute person..!!
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by jammy4u

Rake sounds like Rakesh Roshan (A dissolute man in fashionable society)
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by carbonmonoxide

Rak (crayfish) sit as mafia boss in brothel with five nice hot human girls.
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by czarny_pan

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