Meaning of rave

rave

Pronunciation: (rāv), [key]
— v., n., adj. raved, rav•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to talk wildly, as in delirium.
  2. to talk or write with extravagant enthusiasm: She raved about her trip to Europe.
  3. (of wind, water, storms, etc.) to make a wild or furious sound; rage.
—v.t.
  1. to utter as if in madness.
—n.
  1. an act of raving.
  2. an extravagantly enthusiastic appraisal or review of something.
  3. a boisterous party, esp. a dance.
—adj.
  1. extravagantly flattering or enthusiastic: rave reviews of a new play.

rave

Pronunciation: (rāv), [key]
  1. a vertical sidepiece of a wagon or other vehicle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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