rav·age / ˈravij/ • v. [tr.] cause severe and extensive damage to: fears that a war could ravage their country.• n. (ravages) the severely damaging or destructive effects of something: his face had withstood the ravages of time. ∎ acts of destruction: the ravages committed by man.DERIVATIVES: rav·ag·er n.
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