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  Definition of rake
  1. a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil
  2. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
  3. a dissolute man in fashionable society
  4. scrape gently; "graze the skin"
  5. gather with a rake; "rake leaves"
  6. level or smooth with a rake; "rake gravel"
  7. move through with or as if with a rake; "She raked her fingers through her hair"
  8. examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
  9. sweep the length of; "The gunfire raked the coast"
Similar Words: pitch, slant, profligate, rip, blood, roue, graze, crease, scan, skim, glance over, run down

 

See Also: rake off, rake in, shovel in

 

Hyponyms: croupier's rake, garden rake, shave, enfilade

 

Entailments: scrape, grate

 

Derivational Morphology: cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch, lean, tip, angle, slope, incline, graze, grazing, shaving, skimming, skim

 

Anagrams: Kera

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: 1.يجمع الحشائش and شوكة الحشائش   Basque: are  
Catalan: rampí   Croatian: grablje  
Dutch: rakelen and riek   Estonian: reha and rehitsema  
Finnish: harava and haravoida   French: râteau and râtisser  
German: Rechen   Hungarian: gereblye  
Italian: rastrellare and rastrello   Japanese: 熊手  
Korean: 갈퀴 and 갈퀴다   Polish: grabie and grabić  
Serbian: grabulja   Slovak: hrable  
Slovene: grabiti and grablje   Spanish: rastrillo and rasurar  
Swedish: kratta  
 
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