Definitions for "Acquaintance Rape"
victim/survivor and perpetrator/assailant know each other. 77% of completed rapes are committed by someone who is known to the victim.
Forcible sex when the people involved know each other, sometimes occurring on a date.
Any unwanted sexual contact or attention achieved by force, threats, bribes, manipulation, pressure, tricks, or violence by someone with which the victim is acquainted. The perpetrator may be a spouse, a partner, a friend, or merely someone the victim sees around the neighborhood from time to time. This is by far the most common type of sexual assault. 85% of victims know their attackers (National Violence Against Women Survey 1998).