rage meaning

[ reidʒ ] Pronunciation:   "rage" in a sentence
Noun: rage  reyj
  1. A feeling of intense anger
    "his face turned red with rage"
    - fury, madness 
  2. A state of extreme anger
    "she fell into a rage and refused to answer" 
  3. Something that is desired intensely
    "his rage for fame destroyed him"
    - passion 
  4. Violent state of the elements
    "the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks" 
  5. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    "it was all the rage that season"
    - fad, craze, furor [N. Amer], furore, cult
Verb: rage  reyj
  1. Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    - ramp, storm 
  2. Be violent; as of fires and storms 
  3. Feel intense anger
    "Rage against the dying of the light!"

Derived forms: raging, raged, rages

Type of: act, anger, angriness, be, behave, choler, desire, do, fashion, ire, violence

Encyclopedia: Rage Rage, 28 days later

[American slang]
in. to party; to celebrate. (Collegiate.)
• Man, are we going to rage tonight!
• Fred and Mary were raging over at the frat house last weekend.

noun [U] (used with other nouns)


anger and violent behaviour caused by a particular situation:

a case of trolley rage in the supermarket

air/computer/phone/road rage


be all the rage (informal)

to be extremely fashionable and popular:

Tiny phones are all the rage among teenagers.

Fury; violent,intense anger. n : violent and uncontrolled anger


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  1. the raging trend of reforms is irresistible.
  2. she stands alone, in a steaming rage.
  3. he was in a rage at not seeing foker.
  4. occasionally, joe gets into a good-sized rage.
  5. fly into a rage at the slightest provocation.

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