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To put up
To put up a job
To put up to
To put up with
To quit cost
To quit scores
To rack one's brains
To raise a blockade
To raise a check
To raise a siege
To raise Cain
To raise steam
To raise the devil
To raise the wind
To rake out
To rap and ren
To rap and rend
To rap out
To rape and ren
To rate a chronometer
To rattle off
To reach after
To read between the lines
To read one's self in
To reckon for
To reckon on
To reckon with
To reckon without one's host
To record a deed
To rectify a globe

To rake up definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rake Rake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Raked; p. pr. & vb. n. Raking.] [AS. racian. See 1st Rake.] 1. To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves. 2. Hence: 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. 3. 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. 4. To search through; to scour; to ransack. The statesman rakes the town to find a plot. --Swift. 5. To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does. Like clouds that rake the mountain summits. --Wordsworth. 6. (Mil.) 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. To rake up. (a) To collect together, as the fire (live coals), and cover with ashes. (b) To bring up; to search out an bring to notice again; as, to rake up old scandals.



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