HyperDic: rake_off

English > 1 sense of the expression rake off:
VERBpossessionrake offtake money from an illegal transaction
English > rake off: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningTake money from an illegal transaction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broadergain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
See alsorakegather with a rake
Nounsrake-offa percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster

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