rase

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See also: rasé, rasë, and rašė

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rase (plural rases)

  1. A scratching out, or erasure
  2. A slight wound; a scratch
  3. A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it

Verb[edit]

rase (third-person singular simple present rases, present participle rasing, simple past and past participle rased)

  1. (obsolete) to rub along the surface of; to graze
    • (Can we date this quote by South?)
      Was he not in the [] neighbourhood to death? and might not the bullet which rased his cheek have gone into his head?
    • (Can we date this quote by Beckford?)
      Sometimes his feet rased the surface of water, and at others the skylight almost flattened his nose.
  2. (obsolete) to rub or scratch out; to erase
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet 25:
      The painful warrior famousèd for worth,
      After a thousand victories once foil'd,
      Is from the book of honour razèd quite,
      And all the rest forgot for which he toil'd
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lostː
      Though of their Names in heav'nly Records now be no memorial, blotted out and ras'd. By their Rebellion, from the Books of Life.
    • (Can we date this quote by Fuller?)
      Except we rase the faculty of memory, root and branch, out of our mind.
  3. to level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze
    • (Can we date this quote by Chapman?)
      Till Troy were by their brave hands rased, / They would not turn home.
  4. to be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rasa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːsə/, [ˈʁɑːsə]

Verb[edit]

rase (imperative ras, infinitive at rase, present tense raser, past tense rasede, perfect tense har raset)

  1. to rage
  2. to storm

Estonian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rase (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. pregnant

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

rase

  1. first-person singular present indicative of raser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of raser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of raser
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of raser
  5. second-person singular imperative of raser

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rase

  1. First-person singular present of rasen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of rasen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of rasen.
  4. Imperative singular of rasen.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rase

  1. third-person singular past historic of radere

Adjective[edit]

rase

  1. feminine plural of raso

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

rāse

  1. vocative masculine singular of rāsus

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rase f (5th declension)

  1. race (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)
  2. colour

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian razza and Middle French race

Noun[edit]

rase m (definite singular rasen, indefinite plural raser, definite plural rasene)

  1. a race (of humankind)
  2. a breed (of animal)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse rasa

Verb[edit]

rase (imperative ras, present tense raser, passive rases, simple past raste, past participle rast, present participle rasende)

  1. to be furious, fume, rage, rave
  2. (figurative: fever, plague, war) to rage
  3. (river) to rush, sweep over, tear along
  4. (storm) to wreak havoc
  5. (e.g. in an avalanche) to fall, slide
  6. (with sammen) to collapse, cave in

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian razza and Middle French race

Noun[edit]

rase m (definite singular rasen, indefinite plural rasar, definite plural rasane)

  1. a race (of humankind)
  2. a breed (of animal)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse rasa

Verb[edit]

rase (present tense rasar, past tense rasa, past participle rasa, passive infinitive rasast, present participle rasande, imperative ras/rase)

  1. to be furious, fume, rage, rave
  2. (figurative: fever, plague, war) to rage
  3. (river) to rush, sweep over, tear along
  4. (storm) to wreak havoc
  5. (e.g. in an avalanche) to fall, slide
  6. (with saman) to collapse, cave in
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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rase

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of rasar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of rasar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of rasar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of rasar.