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rake1 a tool that has a long handle and a row of teeth or prongs at one end. It is used to gather hay or fallen leaves or to smooth down soil. [4 definitions]
rally1 to unite again or raise the spirits of after a disappointment or failure. [5 definitions]
RAM the information a computer stores for a short time and can recall quickly. RAM stands for "random access memory."
ram an adult male sheep. [5 definitions]
Ramadan the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. [2 definitions]
ramble to wander or stroll without any particular goal; roam. [3 definitions]
ramp a sloping platform or other surface connecting two different levels.
ramrod a rod that fits inside the barrel of a gun. A ramrod is used for pushing gunpowder into the barrel or for cleaning the barrel of the gun.
ran past tense of run.
ranch a large farm where cattle, horses, or sheep are raised. There are many ranches in the plains of the United States and South America. [2 definitions]
random made or done without purpose or pattern; made or done by chance.
rang past tense of ring2.
range the two points or limits between which something can vary, or the distance between the limits. [8 definitions]
ranger a person whose work is looking after or patrolling a park, forest, or other natural area. [2 definitions]
rank1 a position in society. [6 definitions]
rank2 having a strong and very bad smell or taste. [3 definitions]
ransom the payment demanded in return for setting a kidnapped person free, or the act of setting someone free by paying the price demanded. [2 definitions]
rap1 to hit with a quick, hard stroke. [4 definitions]
rap3 a kind of popular music in which verses that rhyme are spoken and accompanied by a strong beat.
rapid happening in a short or brief time. [4 definitions]
rapidly quickly; at a fast pace or in a short time.