Taped vs Raped - What's the difference?

taped | raped |

As verbs the difference between taped and raped

is that taped is (tape) while raped is (rape).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (tape)
  • Anagrams

    * adept * pated




    (en noun)
  • Flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides; adhesive tape.
  • Hand me some tape . I need to fix a tear in this paper.
  • Thin and flat paper, plastic or similar flexible material, usually produced in the form of a roll.
  • After the party there was tape all over the place.
  • Finishing tape, stretched across a track to mark the end of a race.
  • Jones broke the tape in 47.77 seconds, a new world record.
  • Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll; videotape or audio tape.
  • Did you get that on tape ?
  • Unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus
  • Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.
  • (trading , from ticker tape) The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.
  • Don’t fight the tape .
  • (ice hockey) The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of a hockey stick
  • His pass was right on the tape .

    Derived terms

    (Derived terms) * adhesive tape * cassette tape * cut red tape * double-sided tape * duck tape * duck tape * duct tape * gaffer tape * gray tape * magnetic tape * masking tape * on tape * police tape * red tape * scotch tape * Sellotape * sex tape * tale of the tape * tapeworm * tape measure * tape recorder * ticker tape * sticky tape * video tape


  • To bind with adhesive tape.
  • Can you tape that together, please?
  • To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
  • You shouldn’t have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.
  • (informal, passive) To understand, figure out.
  • I've finally got this thing taped.


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  • (rape)
  • Anagrams

    * * * *



    Etymology 1

    Probably alternative form of rope (as originally used to mark out boundaries).


    (en noun)
  • * 1971 , Frank Merry Stenton, Anglo-Saxon England :
  • There is little, if any, doubt that the division of Sussex into six rapes had been carried out before the Conquest, though the term is not mentioned in any Old English record.
  • * 1997 , Ann Williams, The English and the Norman Conquest , p. 18:
  • These four castles dominated the Sussex rapes' named after them; the fifth ' rape , Bramber, held by William de Braose, was in existence by 1084.

    See also

    * hundred * wapentake

    Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) rapere (verb), (etyl) rap, rape (noun) (from (etyl) rapere). But compare (etyl) ."rape, v.2" and "rape, n.3" in the OED Online (Oxford University Press), [http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/158145 (accessed September 12, 2012)


    (en noun)
  • * 1712', (Alexander Pope), ''The '''rape of the lock
  • * (rfdate), Sandys:
  • Ruined orphans of thy rapes complain.
  • * 1977 , (JRR Tolkien), The Silmarillion :
  • Few of the Teleri were willing to go forth to war, for they remembered the slaying at the Swanhaven, and the rape of their ships.
  • * c. 1590 , (William Shakespeare), Titus Andronicus , First Folio 1623, I.1:
  • Sat. Traytor, if Rome haue law, or we haue power, / Thou and thy Faction shall repent this Rape .
    Bass. Rape call you it my Lord, to cease my owne, / My true betrothed Loue, and now my wife?
  • * 2000 , (Mary Beard), The Guardian , 8 Sep 2000:
  • The tale of the rape' of Lucretia, for example, is hardly tellable - as many Roman writers themselves discovered - without raising the question of where seduction ends and rape begins; the ' rape of the Sabines puts a similar question mark over the distinction between rape and marriage.
  • The act of forcing sexual intercourse upon another person without their consent or against their will; originally conceived as a crime committed by a man against a woman, but now often extended (under various legal systems) to include other kinds of forced sexual activity by persons of either sex.
  • * 1667 , (John Milton), Paradise Lost , II:
  • I fled; but he pursued (though more, it seems, / Inflamed with lust than rage), and, swifter far, / Me overtook, his mother, all dismayed, / And, in embraces forcible and foul / Engendering with me, of that rape begot / These yelling monsters [...].
  • * 1990 , ‘Turning Victims into Saints’, Time , 22 Jan 1990:
  • Last April the media world exploded in indignation at the rape and beating of a jogger in Central Park.
  • (obsolete) That which is snatched away.
  • * Sandys
  • Where now are all my hopes? O, never more. / Shall they revive! nor death her rapes restore.
  • (obsolete) Movement, as in snatching; haste; hurry.
  • Derived terms
    * ass rape/ass-rape * attempted rape * corrective rape * date rape/date-rape * frape * gang rape/gang-rape * marital rape * prison rape * rape alarm * rape camp * rape culture * rape kit * spousal rape * statutory rape * war rape


  • (intransitive) To seize by force. (Now often with overtones of later senses.)
  • * 1978 , (Gore Vidal), Kalki :
  • Dr Ashok's eyes had a tendency to pop whenever he wanted to rape your attention.
  • * 1983 , (Alasdair Gray), ‘Logopandocy’, Canongate 2012 (Every Short Story 1951-2012 ), p. 136:
  • It is six years since my just action to reclaim the armaments raped from here by the Lairds of Dalgetty and Tolly .
  • To carry (someone, especially a woman) off against their will, especially for sex; to abduct.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.10:
  • Paridell rapeth Hellenore: / Malbecco her pursewes: / Findes emongst Satyres, whence with him / To turne she doth refuse.
  • * 1718 , (Alexander Pope), translating Homer, The Iliad :
  • A Princess rap’d transcends a Navy storm'd.
  • To plunder, to destroy or despoil.
  • * 1892 , (Rudyard Kipling), Barrack-Room Ballads :
  • I raped your richest roadstead—I plundered Singapore!
  • (chiefly) To force sexual intercourse or other sexual activity upon (someone) without their consent.
  • * {{quote-news, date = 21 August 2012
  • , first = Ed , last = Pilkington , title = Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die? , newspaper = The Guardian , url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/21/death-penalty-trial-reggie-clemons?newsfeed=true , page = , passage = The prosecution case was that the men forced the sisters to strip, threw their clothes over the bridge, then raped them and participated in forcing them to jump into the river to their deaths. As he walked off the bridge, Clemons was alleged to have said: "We threw them off. Let's go."}}
  • * 2007 , Kunda: The Story of a Child Soldier (ISBN 9966082670), page 51:
  • "They taught us nothing but how to cheat, curse and abuse. I never killed in cold blood even if I was known as one of the most fearless fighters. Yes, I abducted several children, I robbed and beat, but I never raped ."
  • ''My experienced opponent will rape me at chess.
    * (force sexual intercourse) ravish, violate, vitiate * (abuse) plunder, despoil
    Derived terms
    * frape * I've been raped * rapable, rapeable * rapist * rapt * rerape

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) rapen, from (etyl) .


  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Haste; precipitancy; a precipitate course.
  • * c. 1390 , (Geoffrey Chaucer), Wordes Unto Adam :
  • So ofte a-daye I mot thy werk renewe, It to correcte and eek to rubbe and scrape; And al is thorugh thy negligence and rape .


    (en adverb)
  • (obsolete) Quickly; hastily.
  • Etymology 4

    From (etyl) rapa, from .


  • Rapeseed, Brassica napus .
  • * 2001 , Bill Lambrecht, Dinner at the New Gene Café , page 231:
  • After the Industrial Revolution, it was discovered that rape also yields oil suitable for lubrication.

    Etymology 5

    From (etyl) rape, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • The stalks and husks of grapes from which the must has been expressed in winemaking.
  • A filter containing the stalks and husks of grapes, used for clarifying wine, vinegar, etc.
  • (obsolete) Fruit plucked in a bunch.
  • a rape of grapes


    * 1971 , Bulletin of the European Communities : *: With regard to this obligation, the Council, on 26 October 1971[,] also arranged for certain producers to be totally or partially exempted from it, either because their wine production is very low (less than 50 hectolitres in one marketing year), or because they deliver their rapes of grapes to oenological merchants, or because they make quality wines