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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ravage (ravage, havoc, spoil), from ravir (to bear away suddenly), from Latin rapere (to snatch, seize), akin to Ancient Greek ἁρπάζω (harpázō, to seize)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹævɪdʒ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

ravage (third-person singular simple present ravages, present participle ravaging, simple past and past participle ravaged)

  1. (transitive) To devastate or destroy something.
  2. (transitive) To pillage or sack something, to lay waste to something.
  3. (intransitive) To wreak destruction.

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NounEdit

ravage (plural ravages)

  1. Grievous damage or havoc.
    • Addison
      Would one think 'twere possible for love / To make such ravage in a noble soul?
  2. Depredation or devastation
    the ravage of a lion; the ravages of fire or tempest; the ravages of an army, or of time

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ravage (ravage, havoc, spoil)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ra‧va‧ge

NounEdit

ravage f (plural ravages)

  1. havoc, damage

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ravine (rush of water).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ravage m (plural ravages)

  1. singular of ravages
  2. (archaic) The act of laying waste.

VerbEdit

ravage

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ravager
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ravager
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ravager
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of ravager
  5. second-person singular imperative of ravager

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