rage

1. (a period of) extreme or violent anger: 2. an exciting or entertaining…

Meaning of

rage

in English


rage


noun


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rage


noun


(

ANGER

)


B2


Her

sudden


towering

rages were

terrifying

.


I was

frightened

because I had never

seen

him

in

such

a

rage before.


He

flew

into

a

fit

of

rage over the

smallest


mistake

.


anger


anger


He vented his anger by kicking the door.


annoyance


If you eat on the patio, you have to put up with annoyance of other customers’ cigarette smoke blowing over to your table.


irritation


She expressed irritation with her son’s attitude.


frustration


A lot of children’s behavior problems are caused by sheer frustration.


fury


The speech provoked fury in some parts of the world.


rage


He was filled with jealous rage when he saw his girlfriend talking to another man.


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His

face


contorted

with

bitterness

and rage.

She

ran

from the

house

in a

terrible

rage, her

arms


flailing

in the

air

.

He was

incandescent

with rage.

He gave a

bellow

of rage.

My little

daughter


started


jumping

up and down with rage when she

heard

she couldn’t go.


Anger and displeasure


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rage


noun


(

EVENT

)


Australian English


informal


The

party

was a rage.


Celebrations, parties & special occasions


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Idiom



be (all) the rage


rage


verb


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C2

to

speak

very

angrily

to someone:


He raged

at


(=

spoke


angrily

to)

us for

forgetting

to

order

a

replacement

.


C2


The

storm

raged

outside

.


A

flu


epidemic

is raging in/through

local


schools

.


The

argument

rages

on


(=

continues


strongly

)

.


Talking angrily


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Occurring and happening


-rage


suffix


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-reɪdʒ

/


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-reɪdʒ

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road-rage


trolley-rage


air-rage


Anger and displeasure


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(Definition of

rage

from the

Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus


© Cambridge University Press)

rage

| Intermediate English


rage


noun


[

C/U

]


us

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reɪdʒ

/


[

C

]


I had never

seen

him in such a rage before.


rage


verb


us

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/

reɪdʒ

/


He raged at me for

sending

the

letter

out before he had

seen

it.

If something

destructive

rages, it

happens

in a way that cannot be

controlled

:


The

fire


broke

out and raged for four

days

,

destroying

most of the

old


city

.

(Definition of

rage

from the

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary


© Cambridge University Press)

rage

| Business English


rage


noun


[

U

]


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be all the rage


In

China

, Mercedes-Benz

cars

are all the rage among the

moneyed


elite

.


See also



phone rage

(Definition of

rage

from the

Cambridge Business English Dictionary


© Cambridge University Press)

Examples

of


rage

rage


At the same time, we must be vigilant against aiming

rage

at the blameless.


Then fear overcame him when his awareness drifted to a place where a great, wild fire was raging.

From

TIME


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All around us we see

rage

and sorrow starting to erupt.

From

CNN


A huge after-party raged from the moment the finale was over, carrying on late into the night.


A battle rages on warm evenings around the world.


Its civil war has raged for generations and monthly incomes there wouldn’t be enough buy a cheap used violin.


Inevitably, the more people raged against the book the more it sold.


When economic theory was developed in the 1700s, the big

rage

was still in physics.


Mobile personal assistant apps are all the

rage

these days.


I didn’t expect to sit down to write this feeling quite so much

rage

.


The first

rage

faces appeared in comics on 4chan around the middle of 2007.


In every war zone, there is another battle, a shadow conflict that rages quietly behind the scenes.

From

NPR


The pain and the

rage

do not go away when the wrongfully convicted inmate finally walks out of the prison gate.


Perhaps that’s a clue for how to proceed as the inner and outer storms

rage

.

These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors.

Translations of

rage

in Chinese (Traditional)
憤怒, (一陣)盛怒, (一陣)狂怒…


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in Chinese (Simplified)
愤怒, (一阵)盛怒, (一阵)狂怒…


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in Spanish
rabia, ira, rabia [feminine…


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in Portuguese
fúria, raiva…


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in Russian
激しい怒り, 激怒…


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öfke, hiddet, kızgınlık…


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rage [feminine], faire rage, rager…


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ràbia, ira…


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zuřivost, běsnění, vztekat se…


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cơn thịnh nộ, cơn cuồng bạo, nổi khùng…


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wściekłość, szaleć, wrzeć…


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berang, gelora, meradang…


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die Wut, das Wüten, wüten…


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sinne [neuter], raseri [neuter], rase…


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collera, ira, rabbia…


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ярость, бушевать, свирепствовать…


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