rape

rape1 [reıp] v [T]
[Date: 1300-1400; : Latin; Origin: rapere 'to seize']
to force someone to have sex, especially by using violence
She had been raped and stabbed.
rape 2
rape2 n
[Sense: 1,3; Date: 1400-1500; Origin: RAPE1]
[Sense: 2; Date: 1300-1400; : Latin; Origin: rapa]
1.) [U and C]
the crime of forcing someone to have sex, especially by using violence
Police are investigating a series of violent rapes in the town.
He was arrested and charged with rape.
He always denied that he was guilty of rape.
a rape victim
the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl
He was convicted of attempted rape .
2.) [U] also oilseed rape
BrE a European plant with yellow flowers, grown as animal food and for its oil
American Equivalent: canola
3.) the rape of sth
the unnecessary destruction of something, especially the environment
companies which profit from the rape of the Earth

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