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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a dissolute man in fashionable society

    Synonyms:
    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

    "the roof had a steep pitch"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  4. rake(verb)

    move through with or as if with a rake

    "She raked her fingers through her hair"

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

  5. rake(verb)

    level or smooth with a rake

    "rake gravel"

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

  6. rake(verb)

    sweep the length of

    "The gunfire raked the coast"

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

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

    examine hastily

    "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    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

    "rake leaves"

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

  9. graze, crease, rake(verb)

    scrape gently

    "graze the skin"

    Synonyms:
    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.)

    Synonyms:
    libertine, debauchee, man of pleasure

  2. rake(v. a.)

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

  3. rake(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    scour, search closely

  4. rake(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enfilade

  5. rake(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    search, grope

  6. rake(v. n.)

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

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