rave ( raves plural & 3rd person present) ( raving present participle) ( raved past tense & past participle )
1 verb If someone raves, they talk in an excited and uncontrolled way.
She cried and raved for weeks, and people did not know what to do... V
`What is wrong with you, acting like that,' she raved, pacing up and down frantically. V with quote
2 verb If you raveabout something, you speak or write about it with great enthusiasm.
Rachel raved about the new foods she ate while she was there... V about n
`Such lovely clothes. I'd no idea Milan was so wonderful,' she raved. V with quote
3 n-count A rave is a big event at which young people dance to electronic music in a large building or in the open air. Raves are often associated with illegal drugs.
...an all-night rave at Castle Donington.
Rave is also an adjective., adj ADJ n
Old faces and new talents are making it big on the rave scene.
to rant and rave →
rave review ( rave reviews plural ) When journalists write rave reviews, they praise something such as a play or book in a very enthusiastic way. n-count usu pl
The play received rave reviews from the critics.
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 babble, be delirious, fume, go mad (informal) rage, rant, roar, run amuck, splutter, storm, talk wildly, thunder
about (informal) be delighted by, be mad about (informal) be wild about (informal) cry up, enthuse, gush, praise, rhapsodize
3 (informal) acclaim, applause, encomium, praise
4 rave-up (Brit. slang) affair, bash (informal) beano (Brit. slang) blow-out (slang) celebration, do (informal) hooley or hoolie (chiefly Irish & N.Z.) party
5 (Brit. slang) craze, fad, fashion, vogue
6 (informal) ecstatic, enthusiastic, excellent, favourable, laudatory
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