Meaning of RAPE in English
n. & v.
n. 1 a the act of forcing a woman to have sexual intercourse against her will. b forcible sodomy. 2 (often foll. by of) violent assault, forcible interference, violation. 3 poet. carrying off (esp. of a woman) by force. 4 an instance of rape.
v.tr. 1 commit rape on (a person, usu. a woman). 2 violate, assault, pillage. 3 poet. take by force.
[ ME f. AF rap(er) f. L rapere seize ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012