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rake

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rake

  1. a person who has sunk below the normal moral standard <a memoir that purported to be a rake's progress through the world of drug addiction> Synonyms backslider, debauchee, debaucher, decadent, deviate, libertine, perv, pervert, profligate, rake, rakehell, ripRelated Words bankrupt, delinquent, derelict, incorrigible; blackguard, cad, heel, knave, miscreant, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scoundrel, villain; lecher, playboy, playgirl, satyrNear Antonyms saint


rake

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rake

  1. the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon <the floor of the auditorium doesn't have much of a rake, so sightlines for spectators in the rear are not good> Synonyms cant, diagonal, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, slope, tilt, upgradeRelated Words ascent, bank, climb, riseNear Antonyms declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, fall, hang, hanging, receding


rake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rake

  1. to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something <the pathetic sight of hungry children raking the garbage for food> Synonyms comb, dig (through), dredge, hunt (through), search, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour, sort (through), trollRelated Words frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, studyNear Antonyms hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect


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