(noun, adjective, verb)


1. characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense

- a raging battle

- the river became a raging torrent

Similar word(s): violent, hot

2. very severe

- a raging thirst

- a raging toothache

Similar word(s): intense

3. (of the weather) as if showing violent anger

- the raging sea

Similar word(s): stormy, angry, furious, tempestuous, wild

4. (of a person) in a state of rage; in a state of extreme, often uncontrollable, anger.

Similar word(s): angry, angered, enraged, furious, infuriated, maddened

5. (informal) very good; excellent.

- raging success

Similar word(s): extraordinary, fantastic, grand, howling, marvellous, marvelous, rattling, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous


1. A display of rage.


1. present participle of rage