Definition of rage
What does the word rage mean?
part of speech: verb intransitive
Rave, storm, speak madly or furiously, (at, against, or abs.), be full of anger; (of wind, sea, passion, feeling, battle, pain, disease, &c.) be violent, be at the height, operate unchecked, prevail, be violent, whence ragingly adv.; (refl., esp. of storm &c.) r. itself out, cease raging. [French]
part of speech: noun
(Fit of) violent anger; violent operation of some natural force or some sentiment (the r. of the wind, of faction); vehement desire or passion for (has a r. for, or for collecting, first editions), object of widespread temporary enthusiasm or fashion (Mrs Siddons, the open-air cure, is the or all the r.); poetic or prophetic or martial ardour. [French]