rake

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈreɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/reɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rāk)


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

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [even, smooth] the [soil, surface] with a rake
  2. use a rake to [even] the [soil]
  3. use a rake to gather [weeds, dead leaves]
  4. got stuck in the rake's teeth
  5. [keep, store] the rake in the [hut, shed]
  6. a [poker, casino, roulette] rake
  7. slang: a rake of a [boy, girl, woman, person, man]
  8. slang: as skinny as a rake
  9. rake the [yard, leaves, garden]
  10. raking in [millions, money, profit]
  11. he's raking it in
  12. raked his [face, beard, chest, hair] (with her fingers)
  13. raked a [car, building] with [bullets, fire, rounds]
  14. rake through your [pockets, drawers, brain]
  15. music: rake and scrape
  16. idiom: rake [her, the student, me] over the coals
  17. idiom: rake over the [ashes, past]
adv
  1. a rake-thin [boy, girl, person]
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