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Overview of noun rip

The noun rip has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue

(a dissolute man in fashionable society)

2. rip, rent, snag, split, tear

(an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings")

3. rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent

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

4. rent, rip, split

(the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip")


Overview of verb rip

The verb rip has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) rend, rip, rive, pull

(tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips")

2. (2) rip

(move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast")

3. (2) rip

(cut (wood) along the grain)

4. rip

(criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly")

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