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Meaning of 'rage' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Rage [ n.]
- Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.
- Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury.
- A violent or raging wind.
- The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage.
- To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.
- To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.
- To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.
- To toy or act wantonly; to sport.
2 . Rage [ v. t.]
- To enrage.

Meaning of 'rage' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . rage [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
Example in sentence:
  • he always follows the latest fads;
  • it was all the rage that season
Meaning (2):
- a feeling of intense anger
Example in sentence:
  • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned;
  • his face turned red with rage
Meaning (3):
- something that is desired intensely
Example in sentence:
  • his rage for fame destroyed him
Meaning (4):
- a state of extreme anger
Example in sentence:
  • she fell into a rage and refused to answer
Meaning (5):
- violent state of the elements
Example in sentence:
  • the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks
6 . rage [ v]
Meaning (6):
- feel intense anger
Example in sentence:
  • Rage against the dying of the light!