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Definition of "rage" []

  • Violent, explosive anger. See Synonyms at anger. (noun)
  • A fit of anger. (noun)
  • Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease. (noun)
  • A burning desire; a passion. (noun)
  • A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze: when torn jeans were all the rage. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rage" in a sentence
  • "Every kind of licentious language and actions was practised in the worship of these deities, accompanied with a frantic rage called orgies, from the Greek word for _rage_."
  • "I would love to know from any French readers whether admin rage is really claiming so many lives."
  • "He started his quest with an Internet search of the word rage and got a smorgasbord of terms: road rage, air rage, retail rage, computer rage, travel and leisure rage."