Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rape

3 senses of rape

Sense 1
rape, colza, Brassica napus -- (Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop)
       => mustard -- (any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica)

Sense 2
rape, rapine -- (the act of despoiling a country in warfare)
       => plundering, pillage, pillaging -- (the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors")

Sense 3
rape, violation, assault, ravishment -- (the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will)
       => sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offense -- (a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rape

2 senses of rape

Sense 1
rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage -- (force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night")
       => assail, assault, set on, attack -- (attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly")

Sense 2
rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder -- (destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

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