Definitions for rip

Definitions for (noun) rip

Main entry: rip, rent, split

Definition: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

Usage: he gave the envelope a vigorous rip

Main entry: rip, riptide, tide rip, countercurrent, crosscurrent

Definition: a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Main entry: rip, rent, split, snag, tear

Definition: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

Usage: there was a rip in his pants; she had snags in her stockings

Main entry: rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue

Definition: a dissolute man in fashionable society

Definitions for (verb) rip

Main entry: rip

Definition: criticize or abuse strongly and violently

Usage: The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly

Main entry: rend, rip, rive, pull

Definition: tear or be torn violently

Usage: The curtain ripped from top to bottom; pull the cooked chicken into strips

Main entry: rip

Definition: cut (wood) along the grain

Main entry: rip

Definition: move precipitously or violently

Usage: The tornado ripped along the coast

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