rave

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈreɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/reɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rāv)


Inflections of 'rave' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
raves
v 3rd person singular
raving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
raved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
raved
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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rave

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. had a rant and a rave about (the job)
  2. can't understand all the rave about the [album, movie, book, restaurant]
  3. the [album] won raves from [readers, journalists, critics]
  4. the [album] drew raves from fans
  5. went to an illegal rave in the [woods, fields, forest]
  6. a warehouse rave
  7. the police [stopped, busted, ended] the rave
  8. rave (on) about [him, the kids, the restaurant]
  9. always raving (on) about [him]
  10. raving like a [lunatic, madman]
  11. raving in [a club, the forest]
  12. raving all [day, night]
  13. rant and rave
  14. [winds, storms, hurricanes] raved
  15. raved at him
n as adj
  1. the [movie, album, restaurant] has rave reviews
  2. rave reviews of the new [movie]
  3. the [movie] opened to rave reviews
  4. the rave [culture, scene]
  5. rave [music, festivals, parties]
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