rag

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈræg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ræg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rag)

Inflections of 'rag' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rags
v 3rd person singular
ragging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ragged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
ragged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

rag

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [moist, damp, soaked, wet] rag
  2. a [piece, strip, length] of rag
  3. [old, ripped, smelly] rags
  4. [wipe, dust, clean] with a rag
  5. [soak, wet] the rag in [cold, warm] water
  6. use an old [T-shirt, washcloth] as a rag
  7. turn old [T-shirts] into rags
  8. wiped her hands on a rag
  9. went to [fetch, grab, get] a rag
  10. slang: went from rags to riches
  11. slang: dressed in rags
  12. slang: only has rags to wear
  13. slang: [writes, works] for a local rag
  14. UK, slang: lost her rag when she [heard, found out]
v
  1. rag the [wall, surface, door] (with paint)
  2. the paint was ragged on the [wall]
  3. ragging on him about his [voice, haircut, clothes, shoes]
  4. stop ragging on me
  5. [they, his friends] ragged him (about)
n as adj
  1. a rag [quilt, cushion, pattern]
  2. play with a rag doll
  3. UK: student rag week
  4. playing rag music
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