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See also: rasé, rasë, and rašė

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NounEdit

rase (plural rases)

  1. A scratching out, or erasure
  2. A slight wound; a scratch
  3. A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it

VerbEdit

rase (third-person singular simple present rases, present participle rasing, simple past and past participle rased)

  1. (obsolete) to rub along the surface of; to graze
    • South
      Was he not in the [] neighbourhood to death? and might not the bullet which rased his cheek have gone into his head?
    • Beckford
      Sometimes his feet rased the surface of water, and at others the skylight almost flattened his nose.
  2. (obsolete) to rub or scratch out; to erase
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lostː
      Though of their Names in heav'nly Records now be no memorial, blotted out and ras'd. By their Rebellion, from the Books of Life.
    • Fuller
      Except we rase the faculty of memory, root and branch, out of our mind.
  3. to level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze
    • Chapman
      Till Troy were by their brave hands rased, / They would not turn home.
  4. to be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rasa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /raːsə/, [ˈʁɑːsə]

VerbEdit

rase (imperative ras, infinitive at rase, present tense raser, past tense rasede, perfect tense har raset)

  1. to rage
  2. to storm

EstonianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rase (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. pregnant

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rase

  1. First-person singular present of rasen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of rasen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of rasen.
  4. Imperative singular of rasen.

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ParticipleEdit

rāse

  1. vocative masculine singular of rāsus

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rase”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre