HyperDic: rake

English > 9 senses of the word rake:
VERBmotionrakemove through with or as if with a rake
contactrakelevel or smooth with a rake
stativerakesweep the length of
perceptionrake, scan, skim, glance over, run downexamine hastily
contactrakegather with a rake
contactrake, graze, creasescrape gently
NOUNperson rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, rouea dissolute man in fashionable society
attributerake, pitch, slantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
artifactrakea long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head
rake > pronunciation
Soundsrey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > rake: 9 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA dissolute man in fashionable society.
Synonymsrakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue
Broaderlibertine, debauchee, rounderA dissolute person
Spanishdisoluto, libertino, licencioso
Catalandissolut, llicenciós
English > rake: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane.
Synonymspitch, slant
Narrowerloft(golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air
Broadergradient, slopeThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Spanishcaída, inclinación, pendiente
Catalancaiguda, inclinació, pendent
English > rake: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil.
Partsrake handleThe handle of a rake
Narrowercroupier's rakeA small rake used by a croupier to move chips around on the table
garden rakeA rake used by gardeners
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Spanishrastrillo
Catalanrampí, rasclet
Verbsrakegather with a rake
rakelevel or smooth with a rake
rakemove through with or as if with a rake
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove through with or as if with a rake.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"She raked her fingers through her hair"
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Nounsrakea long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningLevel or smooth with a rake.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rake gravel"
Broadersmooth, smoothenmake smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
Spanishrastrillar
Catalanrampinar, rasclar, rastellar
Nounsrakea long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningsweep the length of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The gunfire raked the coast"
Narrowerenfiladerake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction
BroadersweepCover the entire range of
Spanishbarrer
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningExamine hastily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsscan, skim, glance over, run down
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Spanishescudriñar, explorar, hurgar
Catalanescodrinyar, escorcollar, examinar, explorar, furgar
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningGather with a rake.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rake leaves"
Entailsscrape, gratescratch repeatedly
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
See alsorake inearn large sums of money
rake offtake money from an illegal transaction
Spanishrastrillar
Catalanrampinar, rasclar, rastellar
Nounsrakea long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head
English > rake: 9 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningscrape gently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsgraze, crease
Narrowershavetouch the surface of lightly
Broaderbrushtouch lightly and briefly
Spanisharañar, raer, rascar, raspar, rastrillar
Catalanrasclar, raspar, raure

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