Rape definitions

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To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
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Rape is the crime of forcing someone to engage in sexual intercourse against their will.

An example of rape is the charge brought against a man who forced a woman to have sex with him when she did not want to.

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Other unlawful sexual intercourse or penetration, as with an unconscious person or person below the age of or incapable of consent.
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To treat improperly; abuse or spoil.
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To rape is to force someone to engage in sexual intercourse against their will or to pillage and destroy something.

An example of rape is when a man forces a woman to have sex with him even though she does not want to.

An example of rape is when the construction of a housing development destroys an entire forest and area of land.

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The act of seizing and carrying off by force; abduction.

The rape of Europa by Zeus.

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The act of pillaging or plundering.

The rape of the city by the invaders.

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Abusive or improper treatment; spoiling or abuse.

The rape of the land by polluters.

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The crime of using force or the threat of force to compel a person to submit to sexual intercourse.
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The crime of using force or threat of force to compel a person to submit to some other sexual penetration.
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An instance of any of these crimes.
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To seize and carry off by force.
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To plunder or pillage.
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Either of two European plants (Brassica napus or B. rapa) of the mustard family, cultivated as fodder and for their seeds, which yield a valuable oil. Certain varieties of these plants yield canola oil.
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The refuse of grapes left after the extraction of the juice in winemaking.
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The act of seizing and carrying away by force.
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The plundering or violent destruction (of a city, etc.), as in warfare.
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Any outrageous assault or flagrant violation.
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To seize and carry away by force.
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To commit rape on; violate.
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To plunder or destroy.
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To commit rape.
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An annual Old World plant (Brassica napus) of the crucifer family, whose seeds yield an oil and whose leaves are used for fodder.
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The crushed pulp of grapes after the juice has been extracted.
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The crime of using force or the threat of force to compel a person to submit to sexual intercourse.
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The crime of using force or threat of force to compel a person to submit to some other sexual penetration.
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Other unlawful sexual intercourse or penetration, as with an unconscious person or person below the age of or incapable of consent.
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An instance of any of these crimes.
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To use force or threat of force to compel another person to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
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In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. to commit the act of forcible sexual intercourse.
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Rape committed by the victim’s escort to a social event, also known as acquaintance rape or relationship rape.
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Sexual intercourse with an individual who is a minor or under the age of consent (today, usually 18), by an adult. Neither consent of the minor, nor ignorance of the minor’s age, can be used as a defense.
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(now historical) One of the six former administrative divisions of Sussex, England. [from 11th c.]
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(obsolete, intransitive or reflexive) To make haste; to hasten or hurry. [14th-16th c.]
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(obsolete) Haste; precipitancy; a precipitate course. [14th-17th c.]
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(obsolete) Quickly; hastily. [14th-19th c.]
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(intransitive) To seize by force. (Now often with overtones of later senses.) [from 14th c.]
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To carry (someone, especially a woman) off against their will, especially for sex; to abduct. [from 15th c.]
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To force sexual intercourse or other sexual activity upon (someone) without their consent. [from 16th c.]

That woman was arrested after she raped him.

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To plunder, to destroy or despoil. [from 17th c.]
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(US slang, chiefly Internet) To overpower, destroy (someone); to trounce. [from 20th c.]

My experienced opponent will rape me at chess.

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(now rare) The taking of something by force; seizure, plunder. [from 14th c.]
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The act of forcing sexual intercourse upon another person without their consent or against their will; originally conceived as a crime committed by a man against a woman, but now often extended (under various legal systems) to include other kinds of forced sexual activity by persons of either sex. [from 15th c.]
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(now archaic) The abduction of a woman, especially for sexual purposes. [from 15th c.]
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Rapeseed, Brassica napus.
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The stalks and husks of grapes from which the must has been expressed in winemaking.
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A filter containing the stalks and husks of grapes, used for clarifying wine, vinegar, etc.
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Origin of rape

Probably from Latin rapere (verb), Anglo-Norman rap, rape (noun) (from Latin rapere). But compare Swedish rappa (“to snatch, seize, carry off"), Norwegian rapa (“to rip off"), Low German rapen (“to snatch, seize"), Dutch rapen (“to pick up, gather, collect"); the relationship with Germanic forms is not clear. Compare also rap (“seize, snatch").