ravishes (third person present) · ravished (past tense) · ravished (past participle) · ravishing (present participle)
  1. archaic
    seize and carry off (someone) by force.
    "there is no assurance that her infant child will not be ravished from her breast"
    kidnap · carry off · seize · capture · run away/off with · make off with ·
    spirit away · hold hostage · hold to ransom · hijack · snatch · shanghai · nobble · ravish · rape
    • dated
      (of a man) rape (a woman).
      "an angry father who suspects that his daughter has been ravished"
      rape · sexually assault/abuse · violate · force oneself on · molest ·
  2. literary
    fill (someone) with intense delight; enrapture.
    "ravished by a sunny afternoon, she had agreed without even thinking"
    enrapture · send into raptures · enchant · fill with delight · delight ·
Middle English: from Old French raviss-, lengthened stem of ravir, from an alteration of Latin rapere ‘seize’.
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there is no assurance that her infant child will not be ravished from her breast.
ravished by a sunny afternoon, she had agreed without even thinking.
an angry father who suspects that his daughter has been ravished.
How to say ravish in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic انتهاك العرض
Bangla বিনাশ
Bosnian (Latin) Kristijan
Bulgarian грабвам
Cantonese (Traditional) 拉维什
Catalan captiva
Chinese Simplified 拉维什
Chinese Traditional 拉維什
Croatian Kristijan
Czech Karolína
Danish Anne Gjerulff
Dutch verkrachten
Filipino gabutin
Finnish raiskata
French veronique
Greek θέλγω
Haitian Creole dapiyan
Hindi रविश
Hungarian László
Japanese うっとり
Korean 황홀
Lithuanian Jonas Kubilius
Polish Doprowadź do zachwytu
Portuguese oliane
Romanian alexandru daniel
Russian изнасиловать
Serbian (Cyrillic) силуј
Serbian (Latin) siluj
Slovak znásilnit
Slovenian Silovati
Swedish hänföra
Telugu రవిష్
Turkish Ahmet
Urdu راواش
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