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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

rake something in in rake1 US English

Make a lot of money, typically very easily

rake something up/over in rake1 US English

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

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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