Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “rage”

rage

noun [C/U]  /reɪdʒ/ us  
extreme or violent anger, or a period of feeling such anger: [C] I had never seen him in such a rage before.

rage

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /reɪdʒ/ us  
to show extreme or violent anger: He raged at me for sending the letter out before he had seen it. If something destructive rages, it happens in a way that cannot be controlled: The fire broke out and raged for four days, destroying most of the old city.
(Definition of rage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of rage?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More