HyperDic: rip

English > 9 senses of the word rip:
VERBcontactrip, rend, rive, pulltear or be torn violently
motionripmove precipitously or violently
contactripcut (wood) along the grain
possessionrip, steal, rip offtake without the owner's consent
communicationripcriticize or abuse strongly and violently
NOUNperson rip, rake, rakehell, profligate, blood, rouea dissolute man in fashionable society
objectrip, rent, snag, split, tearan opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
eventrip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrenta stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
actrip, rent, splitthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something
rip > pronunciation
Soundsrih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > rip: 9 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA dissolute man in fashionable society.
Synonymsrake, rakehell, profligate, blood, roue
Broaderlibertine, debauchee, rounderA dissolute person
Spanishdisoluto, libertino, licencioso
Catalandissolut, llicenciós
English > rip: 9 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.
Example"there was a rip in his pants"
Synonymsrent, snag, split, tear
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishdesgarrón, rasgadura, rasgón
Catalanesquinç, estrip
Verbsriptear or be torn violently
English > rip: 9 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.
Synonymsriptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent
Broaderturbulence, turbulencyunstable flow of a liquid / liquid or gas
Spanishcontracorriente, corriente de resaca, corriente
Catalancontracorrent, corrent de ressaca, corrent
English > rip: 9 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of rending or ripping or splitting something.
Example"he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
Synonymsrent, split
BroadertearThe act of tearing / tearing
Spanishabertura, hendidura, raja, rasgadura
Catalanesquinçada, estripada
Verbsriptear or be torn violently
English > rip: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningtear or be torn violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey rip the sheets
Examples
  • "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"
  • "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
Synonymsrend, rive, pull
Broadertear, rupture, snap, bustseparate or cause to separate abruptly
Spanishrajar, rasgar
Catalanesberlar, esqueixar, fendre
Nounsripthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something
ripan opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
English > rip: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove precipitously or violently.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The tornado ripped along the coast"
Broadertear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckMove quickly and violently
Spanisharrasar
English > rip: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcut (wood) along the grain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
English > rip: 9 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningTake without the owner's consent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymssteal, rip off
Narrowerburglarize, burglarise, burgle, heistcommit a burglary
embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversateAppropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glomTake by theft
hustle, pluck, rollsell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity
loot, plunderTake illegally
pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, liftMake off with belongings of others
pirateCopy illegally
plagiarize, plagiarise, liftTake without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
pocket, bagTake unlawfully
robtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner
rustle, liftTake illegally
shopliftsteal in a store
walk offTake without permission
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishafanar, hurtar, mangar, quitar, rapiñar, robar, sustraer
Catalanafanar, furtar, prendre, rampinyar, robar
English > rip: 9 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningcriticize or abuse strongly and violently.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing
Spanishdestrozar

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