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rake1 US English

An implement consisting of a pole with a crossbar toothed like a comb at the end, or with several tines held together by a crosspiece, used especially for drawing together cut grass or fallen leaves, or smoothing loose soil or gravel

rake2 US English

A fashionable or wealthy man of dissolute or promiscuous habits

rake3 US English

Set (something, especially a stage or the floor of an auditorium) at a sloping angle

rake4 US English

A number of railway carriages or wagons coupled together

rake1 US Thesaurus

he raked the leaves into a pile

rake2 US Thesaurus

he was something of a rake

rake-off US English

A commission or share of the profits from a deal, especially one that is disreputable

thin as a rake US English

(Of a person) very thin

rake something in US English

Make a lot of money, typically very easily

a rake's progress US English

A progressive deterioration, especially through self-indulgence

rake something up/over US English

Revive the memory of an incident or period of time that is best forgotten

rake someone over the coals US English

Reprimand someone severely

thin as a rake in rake1 US English

(Of a person) very thin

a rake's progress in rake2 US English

A progressive deterioration, especially through self-indulgence

as thin as a rake in rake1 US English

(Of a person) very thin

rake something in in rake1 US Thesaurus

his frozen yogurt business is raking in the dough

rake something up in rake1 US Thesaurus

I guess I've raked up some bad memories


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