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It may refer to:
- any literal seizure
- in religion, spirituality and subjective experience
- History of rape
- Raptor, certain birds of prey and dinosaurs, and the human creations named after them (military equipment, sporting teams, etc.)
- the artistic and poetic concept of the sublime, especially in Romantic texts, inspired rapture.
- the protagonist in Dario Fo's play Accidental Death of an Anarchist died in raptus.