Synonyms for rake

Synonyms for (noun) rake

Synonyms: rake

Definition: a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil

Similar words: tool

Definition: an implement used in the practice of a vocation


Synonyms: slant, rake, pitch

Definition: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

Usage: the roof had a steep pitch

Similar words: gradient, slope

Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

Usage: a five-degree gradient


Synonyms: rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue

Definition: a dissolute man in fashionable society

Similar words: libertine, rounder, debauchee

Definition: a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained

Synonyms for (verb) rake

Synonyms: crease, graze, rake

Definition: scrape gently

Usage: graze the skin

Similar words: brush

Definition: touch lightly and briefly

Usage: He brushed the wall lightly


Synonyms: rake

Definition: gather with a rake

Usage: rake leaves

Similar words: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together


Synonyms: rake

Definition: level or smooth with a rake

Usage: rake gravel

Similar words: smooth, smoothen

Definition: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

Usage: smooth the surface of the wood


Synonyms: rake

Definition: move through with or as if with a rake

Usage: She raked her fingers through her hair

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: glance over, rake, run down, scan, skim

Definition: examine hastily

Usage: She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Similar words: see, examine

Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country


Synonyms: rake

Definition: sweep the length of

Usage: The gunfire raked the coast

Similar words: sweep

Definition: cover the entire range of