rapture: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rap'chur), [key]
— n., v. -tured, -tur•ing.
- ecstatic joy or delight; joyful ecstasy.
- Often,an utterance or expression of ecstatic delight.
- the carrying of a person to another place or sphere of existence.
- the experience, anticipated by some fundamentalist Christians, of meeting Christ midway in the air upon his return to earth.
- the act of carrying off.
- to enrapture.
- rapture (Thesaurus)