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  • 1 rapt — [ rapt ] n. m. • 1530; « viol » XIVe; rap mil. XII e; lat. raptus, de rapere « saisir, enlever » ♦ Enlèvement illégal (d une personne). Rapt d un enfant. ⇒ kidnapping. « Détournement de mineure, rapt, enlèvement ! » (France). Les auteurs du rapt …

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  • 2 rapt´ly — rapt «rapt», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. lost in delight: »rapt with joy. SYNONYM(S): enraptured, ecstatic. 2. so busy thinking of or enjoying one thing that one does not know what else is happening: »Rapt in his work, he did not hear the footsteps …

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  • 3 rapt — RAPT, rapturi, s.n. 1. Răpire a unei persoane. 2. Furt săvârşit prin violenţă; jaf, hoţie. – Din fr. rapt, lat. raptus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 03.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  RAPT s. v. furat, furătură, furt, hoţie, jaf, jefuire, jefuit, pradă,… …

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  • 4 rapt — Rapt. s. m. Enlevement d une femme, d une fille. Crime de rapt. il fut convaincu de rapt en la personne d une telle. on ne donne point d abolition pour le rapt & l incendie. c est un rapt qualifié. rapt fait par subornation. rapt de seduction.… …

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  • 5 Rapt — may refer to : * Rapt (2004 film) , a movie directed by Benjamin Lemaire * Rapt: la séparation des races , a 1934 movie directed by Dimitri Kirsanoff * Rapt. Dept., a 2005 Single/EP from Yourcodenameis:MiloRAPT may refer to : * Rehabilitation for …

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  • 6 Rapt — Rapt, n. [From F. rapt abduction, rape, L. raptus, fr. rapere to seize and carry off, to transport; or fr. E. rapt, a. See {Rapt}, a., and {Rapid}.] 1. An ecstasy; a trance. [Obs.] Bp. Morton. [1913 Webster] 2. Rapidity. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.… …

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  • 7 Rapt — Rapt, a. 1. Snatched away; hurried away or along. [1913 Webster] Waters rapt with whirling away. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured. The rapt musician. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. Wholly… …

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  • 8 rapt — [ræpt] adj written [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: raptus, past participle of rapere; RAPE1] so interested in something that you do not notice anything else ▪ They listened with rapt attention . ▪ the rapt expression on his face …

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  • 9 rapt — [rapt] adj. [L raptus, pp. of rapere, to snatch, seize: see RAPE1] 1. Now Rare carried away in body or spirit ( to heaven, etc.) 2. carried away with joy, love, etc.; enraptured 3. completely absorbed or engrossed (in meditation, study, etc.) 4.… …

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  • 10 Rapt — Rapt, v. t. 1. To transport or ravish. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry away by force. [Obs.] Daniel. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Rapt — (r[a^]pt), imp. & p. p. of {Rap}, to snatch away. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 rapt — (rapt ) s. m. Enlèvement d une personne par violence ou par séduction. •   Qui ravit un État peut ravir une femme ; L adultère et le rapt sont du droit des tyrans, CORN. Perthar. I, 4. •   Il [Lycurgue] fit ressembler les mariages à des rapts, et …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 rapt — [ ræpt ] adjective 1. ) LITERARY completely interested and involved in something: the audience s rapt attention 2. ) AUSTRALIAN INFORMAL very happy and pleased …

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  • 14 rapt — index ecstatic, pensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 rapt — c.1400, carried away (in an ecstatic trance), from L. raptus, pp. of rapere seize, carry off (see RAPE (Cf. rape) (v.)). Sense of engrossed first recorded c.1500. As a pp. adjective, in English it spawned the back formed verb rap to affect with… …

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  • 16 rapt — absorbed, engrossed, *intent Analogous words: ecstatic, transported, rapturous (see corresponding nouns at ECSTASY): enchanted, captivated, fascinated (see ATTRACT) Contrasted words: indifferent, unconcerned, incurious, uninterested,… …

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  • 17 rapt — [adj] absorbed, fascinated absent, absentminded, abstracted, beguiled, bewitched, blissful, busy, captivated, carried away*, caught up in*, charmed, daydreaming, deep*, delighted, dreaming, ecstatic, employed, enamored, engaged, engrossed,… …

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  • 18 rapt — Rapt, ou Ravissement, Raptus huius raptus, Raptio …

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  • 19 rapt — ► ADJECTIVE 1) fully absorbed and intent; fascinated. 2) filled with an intense and pleasurable emotion. 3) Austral. informal another term for WRAPPED(Cf. ↑wrapped). DERIVATIVES raptly adverb raptness noun …

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  • 20 Rapt — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « rapt », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot rapt désigne l enlèvement d une personne.… …

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