HyperDic: ravage

English > 3 senses of the word ravage:
NOUNeventravage, depredation(usually plural) a destructive action
VERBchangeravage, harrymake a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place) , as in wartimes
changeravage, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, scourgecause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
ravage > pronunciation
Soundsrae'vihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > ravage: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaning(usually plural) a destructive action.
Example"the ravages of time"
Synonymdepredation
Broaderdestruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Verbsravagemake a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place) , as in wartimes
ravagecause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
English > ravage: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place) , as in wartimes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymharry
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
Catalansaquejar
Nounsravage(usually plural) a destructive action
English > ravage: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause extensive destruction or ruin utterly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, scourge
NarrowerruinReduce to ruins
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
Spanisharrasar, asolar, desgastar, desolar, destrozar, destruir, devastar, gastar
Catalanarrasar, assolar, desgastar, destrossar, devastar, gastar
Nounsravage(usually plural) a destructive action
ravagingplundering with excessive damage and destruction

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