Definition of rake in
: to earn or receive (a large amount of money) The movie raked in over $300 million.
Word by Word Definitions
: an implement equipped with projecting prongs to gather material (such as leaves) or for loosening or smoothing the surface of the ground
: a machine for gathering hay
: an implement like a rake
: to gather, loosen, or smooth with or as if with a rake
: to touch in passing over lightly
: scratch, scrape
: inclination from the perpendicular
: the overhang of a ship's bow or stern
: inclination from the horizontal : slope
: to incline from the perpendicular
: a dissolute person : libertine
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