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rake3

 
pronunciation:
reIk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: rakes, raking, raked
definition: to slant away from a vertical or horizontal line; incline.
similar words:
tilt, tip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to slant away from a vertical or horizontal line.
similar words:
tip
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an inclination away from a vertical or horizontal line; slope; slant.
the rake of a roofthe rake of his hat
similar words:
inclination, tilt
definition 2: the angle at which a cutting or inscribing tool inclines from the perpendicular when applied to a surface.