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  Dictionary Definition of rapes

rape [1]
noun, verb, raped, raping.

-- noun
1. the crime of having sexual intercourse with a woman against her will.
2. the act of having sexual intercourse with any other person against his or her will.
3. the act of forcing someone to consent to anything against his or her will.
4. an act of aggression by which one state seizes the territory of another.
-- verb (t)
5. to commit the crime or act of rape on.
6. to seize, take, or carry off by force.
7. to plunder (a place).
8. to despoil or lay waste (land).
-- verb (i)
9. to commit rape.
[ME rape ( n ), from L rapere seize, carry off]
-- rapist, noun