Meaning of “rave” in the English Dictionary

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raveverb [ I ]

uk /reɪv/ us /reɪv/

raveadjective [ before noun ]

uk /reɪv/ us /reɪv/ informal

ravenoun [ C ]

uk /reɪv/ us /reɪv/ mainly UK informal

(Definition of “rave” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /reɪv/

rave adjective (ENTHUSIASTIC)

admiring; giving praise:

The show has received rave reviews.
noun [ C ] us /reɪv/

Her speech drew raves from everyone.

raveverb [ I ]

us /reɪv/

rave verb [ I ] (SPEAK FOOLISHLY)

to speak or shout in a way that is out of control, usually because of anger or mental illness:

She was wild and raving, tearing up her books.

rave verb [ I ] (SHOW ENTHUSIASM)

infml to express praise and admiration for someone or something enthusiastically:

Everyone is raving about that new Vietnamese restaurant.

(Definition of “rave” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)