Definition of rape verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rape

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//reɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rape
BrE BrE//reɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪp//
 
he / she / it rapes
BrE BrE//reɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪps//
 
past simple raped
BrE BrE//reɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪpt//
 
past participle raped
BrE BrE//reɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//reɪpt//
 
-ing form raping
BrE BrE//ˈreɪpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɪpɪŋ//
 
Committing crime
 
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rape somebody to force somebody to have sex with you when they do not want to by threatening them or using violence see also rapist See related entries: Committing crime Word Originverb late Middle English (originally denoting violent seizure of property, later carrying off a woman by force): from Anglo-Norman French rap (noun), raper (verb), from Latin rapere ‘seize’.Extra examples She was attacked and brutally raped. She was viciously raped at knifepoint. She was worried about getting raped on her way home. She had been raped in her own home at the age of fifteen.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rape