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Meaning of RAPT

Pronunciation:  rapt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
  2. [adj]  deeply moved; "sat completely still, enraptured by the music"; "listened with rapt admiration"; "rapt in reverie"

RAPT is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: absorbed, attentive, captive, engrossed, enraptured, enwrapped, intent, moved(p), wrapped



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rapt\ (r[a^]pt),
    imp. & p. p. of {Rap}, to snatch away.
  2. \Rapt\, a.
    1. Snatched away; hurried away or along.
             Waters rapt with whirling away.       --Spenser.
    2. Transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.;
       enraptured. ``The rapt musician.'' --Longfellow.
    3. Wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation.
       ``Rapt in secret studies.'' --Shak.
  3. \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.
    2. Rapidity. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
  4. \Rapt\, v. i.
    1. To transport or ravish. [Obs.] --Drayton.
    2. To carry away by force. [Obs.] --Daniel.
Computing Dictionary

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