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Synonyms for rakereɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue(noun)

    a dissolute man in fashionable society

    rent, pitch, rakehell, parentage, blood line, snag, crosscurrent, lineage, roue, stock, rip, ancestry, stemma, descent, pedigree, riptide, line of descent, blood, tide rip, line, slant, squanderer, rake, origin, split, countercurrent, bloodline, tear, profligate, prodigal

  2. pitch, rake, slant(noun)

    degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

    pitch, rakehell, angle, lurch, delivery, roue, pitch shot, rip, tar, auction pitch, pitching, blood, rake, sales talk, profligate, sales pitch, slant

  3. rake(verb)

    a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil

    rip, blood, rakehell, pitch, roue, slant, profligate

  4. rake(verb)

    move through with or as if with a rake

    skim, crease, scan, graze, run down, glance over

  5. rake(verb)

    level or smooth with a rake

    skim, crease, scan, graze, run down, glance over

  6. rake(verb)

    sweep the length of

    skim, crease, scan, graze, run down, glance over

  7. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down(verb)

    examine hastily

    plane, run over, conk out, play out, scan, graze, sap, skim off, skim, skitter, crease, run down, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire

  8. rake(verb)

    gather with a rake

    skim, crease, scan, graze, run down, glance over

  9. graze, crease, rake(verb)

    scrape gently

    pasture, crease, furrow, scan, ruckle, graze, rumple, skim, browse, crisp, run down, crop, range, glance over, rake, wrinkle, scrunch, crinkle, scrunch up, crumple

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rake(n.)

    libertine, debauchee, man of pleasure

  2. rake(v. a.)

    gather, collect, draw together, heap together, gather together, scrape together, rake up, heap up

  3. rake(v. a.)

    scour, search closely

  4. rake(v. a.)


  5. rake(v. n.)

    search, grope

  6. rake(v. n.)

    (Naut.) incline from a perpendicular (as a mast)

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