rake together

rake together
To collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficulty

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  • Rake — Rake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raked} (r[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raking}.] [AS. racian. See 1st {Rake}.] 1. To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To collect or draw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rake — 1 noun 1 (C) a gardening tool with a row of metal teeth at the end of a long handle, used for making soil level, gathering up dead leaves etc 2 (C) old fashioned a man who behaves in an unacceptable way, having many sexual relationships, drinking …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rake — Ⅰ. rake [1] ► NOUN ▪ an implement consisting of a pole with a toothed crossbar or fine tines at the end, used for drawing together leaves, cut grass, etc. or smoothing loose soil or gravel. ► VERB 1) draw together with a rake. 2) make smooth with …   English terms dictionary

  • rake — rake1 [rāk] n. [ME < OE raca; akin to ON reka, spade, Ger rechen, a rake < IE base * reĝ , to direct, put in order > RIGHT] 1. any of various long handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves …   English World dictionary

  • To rake up — Rake Rake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raked} (r[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raking}.] [AS. racian. See 1st {Rake}.] 1. To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To collect or draw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rake — rake1 noun 1》 an implement consisting of a pole with a toothed crossbar or fine tines at the end, used for drawing together cut grass or leaves or smoothing loose soil or gravel. 2》 an act of raking. verb 1》 draw together or make smooth with a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rake — rake1 [reık] n [Sense: 1 2; Origin: Old English racu] [Sense: 3; Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) a gardening tool with a row of metal teeth at the end of a long handle, used for making soil level, gathering up dead leaves etc ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rake — I. /reɪk / (say rayk) noun 1. a long handled tool with teeth or tines for gathering together hay or the like, breaking and smoothing the surface of ground, etc. 2. a similar implement used in agriculture, especially one drawn by a tractor. 3. any …  

  • rake — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a an implement consisting of a pole with a crossbar toothed like a comb at the end, or with several tines held together by a crosspiece, for drawing together hay etc. or smoothing loose soil or gravel. b a wheeled implement for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rake (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Rake Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Virginia, United States flagicon|USA Genre = Experimental music Space rock Noise music Psychedelic music Years active = 1989 approx.… …   Wikipedia

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