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Synonyms of rake

Noun


1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue, libertine, debauchee, rounder

usage: a dissolute man in fashionable society

2. pitch, rake, slant, gradient, slope

usage: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"

3. rake, tool

usage: a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil

Verb


1. rake, move, displace

usage: move through with or as if with a rake; "She raked her fingers through her hair"

2. rake, smooth, smoothen

usage: level or smooth with a rake; "rake gravel"

3. rake, sweep

usage: sweep the length of; "The gunfire raked the coast"

4. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down, examine, see

usage: examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"

5. rake, gather, garner, collect, pull together

usage: gather with a rake; "rake leaves"

6. graze, crease, rake, brush

usage: scrape gently; "graze the skin"

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