AskDefine | Define rase

Dictionary Definition

rase v : tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled" [syn: level, raze, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down] [ant: raise]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A scratching out, or erasure.
  2. A slight wound; a scratch.
  3. A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it.

Verb

  1. To rub along the surface of; to graze.
  2. To rub or scratch out; to erase.
  3. To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze.
  4. To be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow.

Estonian

Adjective

rase
  1. pregnant

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French

Pronunciation

Verb form

rase
  1. first-, third-person singular indicative present of raser
  2. first-, third-person singular subjunctive present of raser
  3. second-person singular imperative of raser

Italian

Verb form

rase

Adjective

rase
  1. feminine plural of raso
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