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

1 sense of raven

Sense 1
raven, Corvus corax -- (large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail)
       => corvine bird -- (birds of the crow family)

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

4 senses of raven

Sense 1
raven -- (obtain or seize by violence)
       => seize -- (take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages")

Sense 2
raven, prey, predate -- (prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs")
       => forage -- (wander and feed; "The animals forage in the woods")

Sense 3
devour, guttle, raven, pig -- (eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

Sense 4
raven -- (feed greedily; "The lions ravened the bodies")
       => feed, eat -- (take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?")

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