HyperDic: rip_off

English > 3 senses of the expression rip off:
VERBsocialrip off, cheat, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
possessionrip off, steal, riptake without the owner's consent
changerip off, tear away, tear offrip off violently and forcefully
English > rip off: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeprive somebody of something by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
Synonymscheat, chisel
Entailsdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Narrowerbeat, bunkavoid paying
bilkcheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
cozencheat or trick
gazumpRaise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
gyp, gip(sometimes offensive) to cheat or swindle
juggle, beguile, hoodwinkInfluence by slyness
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
welsh, welchcheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
whipsawvictimize, especially in gambling or negotiations
Broadervictimize, victimisemake a victim / victim of
Spanisharrancar, birlar, descuerar, engañar, estafar, timar
Catalanensarronar, estafar
Nounsrip-offthe act of stealing
English > rip off: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTake without the owner's consent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymssteal, rip
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 off: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningrip off violently and forcefully.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstear away, tear off
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Catalanarrencar

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