The crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. The act of seizing and carrying off by force; abduction. Abusive or improper treatment; violation: a rape of justice. To force (another person) to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse; commit rape on. To seize and carry off by force. To plunder or pillage. A European plant (Brassica napus) of the mustard family, cultivated as fodder and for its seed that yields a valuable oil. Also called colza, oil-seed rape. The refuse of grapes left after the extraction of the juice in winemaking.