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Definition of "rapes" []

  • The offence of forcing a person, esp a woman, to submit to sexual intercourse against that person's will (noun)
  • The act of despoiling a country in warfare; rapine (noun)
  • Any violation or abuse (noun)
  • Abduction (noun)
  • To commit rape upon (a person) (verb)
  • To plunder or despoil (a place) in war (verb)
  • To carry off by force; abduct (verb)
  • Plural form of rape. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rape. (verb)

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Use "rapes" in a sentence
  • "An outside panel commissioned by the agency found that it to be too narrow a definition rapes don't necessarily have to be "forcible," against a female, etc and women's rights advocates say it results in the under-reporting of thousands of sexual assaults each year ."
  • ""By putting the word "rapes" between single inverted commas, you seem to be saying that in your opinion it isn't rape if a woman is wearing lycra.""
  • "As for what should happen to the people who committed these acts, the temptation to go after the people who held the drill, fired the guns, or threatened the rapes is powerful since they were the ones who actually were there."