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Noun: ratting  ra-ting
  1. To furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favours)
    - informing
Verb: rat (ratted,ratting)  rat
  1. Catch rats, especially with dogs
     
  2. [informal] Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, grass, shop [informal], snitch [informal], stag, squeak [informal]
     
  3. [informal] Desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
     
  4. [informal] Employ scabs or strike breakers in
     
  5. [informal] Take the place of work of someone on strike
    - fink [N. Amer, informal], scab, blackleg [Brit]
     
  6. [US] Give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat

Type of: capture, catch, defect, desert, disclosure, do work, employ, engage, fill out, hire, inform, pad, revealing, revelation, work

Encyclopedia: Ratting

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