(noun, verb, adverb)


1. (obsolete) Quickly; hastily. [14th-19th c.]


1. Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop

Similar word(s): colza

Definition categories: plant, mustard

2. the act of despoiling a country in warfare

Similar word(s): rapine

Definition categories: act, pillage, pillaging, plundering

3. the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

Similar word(s): assault, ravishment, violation

Definition categories: act


1. force (someone) to have sex against their will

- The woman was raped on her way home at night

Similar word(s): assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage, ravish, violate

Definition categories: social, assail, assault, attack

2. destroy and strip of its possession

- The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Similar word(s): despoil, plunder, spoil, violate

Definition categories: contact, destroy, ruin