|n.||1.||One of the upper side pieces of the frame of a wagon body or a sleigh.|
|v. i.||1.||To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.|
|2.||To rush wildly or furiously.|
|3.||To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; - followed by about, of, or on; |
|v. t.||1.||To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; |
|n.||1.||An instance of raving.|
|2.||A highly flattering or enthusiastic review of a play, book, etc.|
|3.||A clamorous dance party, especially one featuring a band or disc jockey playing loud modern rock music oriented toward young people, held in a large room such as a warehouse, often organized by an informal or ad hoc sponsor.|
|Noun||1.||rave - a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played; "raves are very popular in Berlin"|
|2.||rave - an extravagantly enthusiastic review; "he gave it a rave"|
|Verb||1.||rave - participate in an all-night techno dance party|
|2.||rave - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner|
|3.||rave - praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new restaurant"|
|rave - [WPI] 1. To persist in discussing a specific subject.|
2. To speak authoritatively on a subject about which one knows very little.
3. To complain to a person who is not in a position to correct the difficulty.
4. To purposely annoy another person verbally.
5. To evangelise. See flame.
6. Also used to describe a less negative form of blather, such as friendly bullshitting. "Rave" differs slightly from flame in that "rave" implies that it is the persistence or obliviousness of the person speaking that is annoying, while flame implies somewhat more strongly that the tone or content is offensive as well.