rake in

Definition of rake in

informal
:to earn or receive (a large amount of money)
  • The movie raked in over $300 million.

Word by Word Definitions

rake play
  1. : an implement equipped with projecting prongs to gather material (such as leaves) or for loosening or smoothing the surface of the ground

  2. : a machine for gathering hay

  3. : an implement like a rake

  1. : to gather, loosen, or smooth with or as if with a rake

  2. : to gain rapidly or in abundance

  3. : to touch in passing over lightly

  1. : inclination from the perpendicular

  2. : inclination from the horizontal : slope

  3. : the angle between the top cutting surface of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the surface of the work

  1. : to incline from the perpendicular

  1. : a dissolute person : libertine


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