Synonyms for rip

Synonyms for (noun) rip

Synonyms: rip, rent, split

Definition: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

Usage: he gave the envelope a vigorous rip

Similar words: tear

Definition: the act of tearing

Usage: he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: turbulence, turbulency

Definition: unstable flow of a liquid or gas

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall

Synonyms: rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue

Definition: a dissolute man in fashionable society

Similar words: libertine, rounder, debauchee

Definition: a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained

Synonyms for (verb) rip

Synonyms: rip

Definition: criticize or abuse strongly and violently

Usage: The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly

Similar words: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out

Definition: attack in speech or writing

Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Synonyms: rend, rip, rive, pull

Definition: tear or be torn violently

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

Similar words: tear, rupture, snap, bust

Definition: separate or cause to separate abruptly

Usage: The rope snapped; tear the paper

Synonyms: rip

Definition: cut (wood) along the grain

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: rip

Definition: move precipitously or violently

Usage: The tornado ripped along the coast

Similar words: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

Definition: move quickly and violently

Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Visual thesaurus for rip