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rip1

rip1

 
 
pronunciation:
rIp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
rip into, rip off, let rip
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ripped, ripping, rips
definition 1: to cut open, off, or apart roughly and forcefully; tear.
The nail ripped my shirt.
synonyms:
lacerate, rend, rive, sever, split, tear
similar words:
cleave, cut, gash, knife, lacerate, mangle, pull, sever, shred, slash, snag, split
definition 2: to saw (wood) along the direction of the grain.
similar words:
saw
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be cut open or apart roughly and vigorously; tear or split.
The curtain will rip if you pull too hard.
synonyms:
split, tear
similar words:
bust, cleave, cut, rupture, shred
phrase: rip into
phrase: rip off
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the result of ripping or the place where it has occurred; tear; cut.
He has a rip in the seat of his pants.
synonyms:
gash, hole, rent, rift, slash, split, tear
similar words:
cut, gash, slash, slit, split
definition 2: an act or instance of ripping.
The nurse removed the bandage with a rip.
synonyms:
slash, split, tear
similar words:
pull
phrase: let rip
derivation: rippable (adj.)
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