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Definitions of rake
n. - An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, -- used for collecting hay, or other light things which are spread over a large surface, or for breaking and smoothing the earth. 2
n. - A toothed machine drawn by a horse, -- used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake. 2
n. - A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so; -- called also rake-vein. 2
v. t. - To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves. 2
v. t. - To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town. 2
v. t. - To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed. 2
v. t. - To search through; to scour; to ransack. 2
v. t. - To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does. 2
v. t. - To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck. 2
v. i. - To use a rake, as for searching or for collecting; to scrape; to search minutely. 2
v. i. - To pass with violence or rapidity; to scrape along. 2
n. - The inclination of anything from a perpendicular direction; as, the rake of a roof, a staircase, etc. 2
n. - the inclination of a mast or funnel, or, in general, of any part of a vessel not perpendicular to the keel. 2
v. i. - To incline from a perpendicular direction; as, a mast rakes aft. 2
n. - A loose, disorderly, vicious man; a person addicted to lewdness and other scandalous vices; a debauchee; a roue. 2
v. i. - To walk about; to gad or ramble idly. 2
v. i. - To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life. 2

The word "rake" uses 4 letters: A E K R.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after rake (in bold), or to aekr in any order:
b -   baker   brake   break   kebar   c -   crake   creak   d -   drake   raked   e -   rakee   f -   faker   freak   l -   laker   m -   maker   r -   raker   s -   asker   eskar   rakes   saker   t -   taker   w -   waker   wreak  

Shorter words found within rake:
ae   ar   are   ark   ear   er   era   ka   kae   kea   re  

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