As a noun rake
is a garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil or rake
can be slope, divergence from the horizontal or perpendicular or rake
can be a man habituated to immoral conduct or rake
can be (provincial|northern england) a course; direction; stretch.
As a verb rake
is to use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from or rake
can be to proceed rapidly; to move swiftly or rake
can be (uk|dialect|dated) to walk about; to gad or ramble idly or rake
can be (provincial|northern england) to run or rove.
As an adjective rakel is
(obsolete) hasty; reckless; rash.