RAV'ISH, v.t. [L. rapio.]1. To seize and carry away by violence.These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin, will quicken and accuse thee.This hand shall ravish thy pretended right.2. To have carnal knowledge of a woman by force and against her consent. Is. 13. Zech. 14.3. To bear away with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy; to transport.Thou hast ravished my heart. Prov. 5.