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Definition 1: the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rape in the sense of this definition

(rape is a kind of ...) a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

"most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"

(... is a kind of rape ) rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)

(... is a kind of rape ) sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)

Definition 2: the act of despoiling a country in warfare - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rape in the sense of this definition

(rape is a kind of ...) the act of stealing valuable things from a place

"the plundering of the Parthenon" "his plundering of the great authors"

Definition 3: Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for rape in the sense of this definition

(rape is a kind of ...) any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica

(... is a member of rape) mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.

(rape is made of the substance ...) seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil

Definition 4: destroy and strip of its possession - [verb of contact]

Samples where rape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Synonyms for rape in the sense of this definition

(rape is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

Samples where rape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The woman was raped on her way home at night

Synonyms for rape in the sense of this definition

(rape is a kind of ...) attack someone physically or emotionally

"The mugger assaulted the woman" "Nightmares assailed him regularly"

(... is a kind of rape ) rape (someone) successively with several attackers

"The prisoner was gang-raped"

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