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23.
The greatest party ever, though comes with consequences, bringing in many substance abuse deaths primarily exdussy and Roofies, but still fun as hell.
John "Dude why do you look so tired"

Fred "I was at a rave last night and some crazy shit happened!

John "You're alive at least"
by SuperDevilHorns February 24, 2012
 
1.
1) n. any gathering of people centered around listening to and dancing to electronic music, as played by a set of live djs. Originated in 1989 in the UK as underground, often illegal gatherings in abandoned warehouses. Often characterized by the positive, psychedelic atmosphere, influnced often (but not always) by drugs and casual sex.

2) v. to dance in a style characteristic of dancers at raves, synonymous with fluid, liquid
1) There is this awesome rave tomorrow night in a warehouse downtown; all these famous djs will be playing

2) Some clubbers don't like it when I rave to hip-hop music ;-)
by hyperexcel June 17, 2003
 
2.
n. An organized underground party involving music and dancing. Raves typically involve one or more DJs playing electronic dance music such as techno, trance, breakbeat, jungle, and ambient. Usually starting after dusk and lasting through 'til dawn, drug use at raves often runs rampant; particularly the use of Ecstasy and LSD. Raves can vary greatly in size and scope, hosting from dozens to thousands of guests, and lasting from one night to a few days. Classically, ravers have maintained a strong community spirit and have promoted an ideal called PLUR, an acronym for Peace, Love, Unity and Respect. These values have unfortunately faded somewhat since the onset of a newer generation of ravers unfamiliar with these concepts so elemental to the original scene.
Guys, we went to a rave last night, right? Cause, I'm not sure WHAT we did there, but I don't remember a thing.
by callinghome November 01, 2004
 
3.
radical audio visual experience
Raves are liberating.
by sillymanilly October 09, 2007
 
4.
a rave is a realistic game of pacman.
dude lets check out a rave, and munch on magic pills in darkened rooms.
by immamotherloveryouramotherlove March 24, 2011
 
5.
A party in which people dress crazy, go crazy, smoke crazy things, drink a lot.

To sail. Sailing is when you get drunk off of Sailor Jerrys rum, and when you drink classy shit like Mikes Hard and Stella. Sailing is the shit.

To rave: To have a fucking good time.
Yo, I had a raving good time last night sailing with the bros.

Yo, last night, was amazing, I was so raved out.

Dude, we are definitely raving tonight.
by Big Steck February 26, 2010
 
6.
1)A dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played usually in the jungles or places where nobody knows about , involves drugs but not necissarily ( depends on the person), and good psytrance music.. by professional djs , very colourful psychedelic lights, fire twirlers and lotsa peace and fun if u enjoy the music and you're trippin..its like another world. also involves sex and fire twirlers
2) full moon party with goa trance music and israelis djs and hippie happy people.
man: hey colin you comin to the rave at bamboo forest ,goa gils playin..
colin: no im off to the old bar.
man: loser
by sheldonn December 27, 2005
 
7.
An all night dance party that attracts people from many different walks of life. Many these days have become commercialized, however there are small areas which still carry the original spirit and vibe of these parties. A rave can be held in someone's house, outdoors, a small community hall, a large venue such as an arena or a number other places. Where there are a few people, sound equiptment and a couple DJs, it can be considered a rave.
Our basement is the "party room", we throw raves occasionaly.
by chii March 25, 2004