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strip1

strip1

 
pronunciation:
strIp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stripped, stripping, strips
definition 1: to remove the outer covering or clothing from.
synonyms:
denude, unclothe, undress
antonyms:
clothe, dress
similar words:
bare, disrobe, divest, flake, flay, hull, husk, pare, peel, remove, scrape, shuck, skin
definition 2: to deprive; divest.
The court will strip the company of its assets.
synonyms:
deprive, divest
antonyms:
confer, invest, vest
similar words:
dispossess, expose, expropriate, rob
definition 3: to dismantle (something) piecemeal.
synonyms:
dismantle
antonyms:
assemble
similar words:
disassemble, take apart
definition 4: to clear out completely.
The thieves stripped the house of its furniture.
synonyms:
clear out
similar words:
burglarize, clean out, despoil, gut, loot, plunder, raid, ransack, rob, sack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to strip an object.
definition 2: to remove all of one's clothing.
synonyms:
disrobe, undress
antonyms:
dress
similar words:
striptease
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