rape

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
rape

Plural
rapes

  1. (countable & uncountable) Rape is when someone has sex with a person who does not want to have sex.
    6 years ago my ex-boyfriend raped me, and I had to call the police.
    A person who commits the crime of rape can be either male or female.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Rape is when a man has sexual intercourse with a woman against her will.

Verb[change]

Plain form
rape

Third-person singular
rapes

Past tense
raped

Past participle
raped

Present participle
raping

  1. If a person rapes someone, he or she makes the other person have involuntary sex with him or her.

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