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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rave /ˈrev/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rave obs. imp. of Rive.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rave, n.  One of the upper side pieces of the frame of a wagon body or a sleigh.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rave v. i. [imp. & p. p. Raved p. pr. & vb. n. Raving.]
 1. To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.
    In our madness evermore we rave.   --Chaucer.
    Have I not cause to rave and beat my breast?   --Addison.
    The mingled torrent of redcoats and tartans went raving down the valley to the gorge of Killiecrankie.   --Macaulay.
 2. To rush wildly or furiously.
 3. To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he raved about her beauty.
 The hallowed scene
 Which others rave of, though they know it not.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rave, v. t. To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a dance party that lasts all night and electronically
           synthesized music is played; "raves are very popular in
      2: an extravagantly enthusiastic review; "he gave it a rave"
      v 1: participate in an all-night techno dance party
      2: talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner [syn: rant,
          mouth off, jabber, spout, rabbit on]
      3: praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new
         restaurant" [syn: gush]