A tornado ravaged the town.
Enemy soldiers ravaged the village.
When you burn down and destroy a city, this is an example of a situation where you ravage the city.
The marauders' ravage of the village.
The storm resulted in the ravage of the countryside.
The ravages of disease.
The ravages of time.
Other Word Forms
Origin of ravage
- French ravager from Old French to uproot from ravir to ravish ravish
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition