1. [ verb ] praise enthusiastically
Synonyms: gush

"She raved about that new restaurant"

Related terms: praise effusion
2. [ verb ] talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
Synonyms: jabber spout mouth_off rabbit_on rant
Related terms: talk harangue driveller ranter jabber
3. [ noun ] (writing) an extravagantly enthusiastic review

"he gave it a rave"

Related terms: review
4. [ noun ] a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played

"raves are very popular in Berlin"

Related terms: dance
5. [ verb ] participate in an all-night techno dance party
Related terms: party
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 29778
7. [ noun ] (rhetoric) declaiming wildly
Synonyms: raving

"the raving of maniacs"

Related terms: declamation rant
Similar spelling:   rape