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1. drip

verb. ['ˈdrɪp'] fall in drops.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • come down
  • fall
  • dribble
  • drop

Antonyms

  • rise
  • ascent
  • vernal equinox
  • end

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Words that Rhyme with Drip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip

Example sentences of the word drip


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the seed tray in a drip tray.

2. Verb, base form
Use a rag or bowl to catch the water that will drip out.

3. Noun, plural
Infections (both viral and bacterial), allergies and even postnasal drip can all cause sore throats.

Quotes containing the word drip


1. You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.
- Bruce Lee

2. I let coffee drip into my mouth the same way I fall in love—slowly, as I wring out my shirt before going to scrub off the 32-ounce spill. I’m as romantic as a free-refill station that’s out of sugar, cream, and stirring sticks.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. No one should ever despair because the entrance to his or her chosen career path is clogged. There is an ancient saying: "The persistent drip wears through stone.
- Kentetsu Takamori, Something You Forgot...Along the Way: Stories of Wisdom and Learning

2. drip-dry

verb. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] dry by hanging up wet.

Synonyms

  • dry out

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • sugary

3. drip-dry

adjective. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing.

Synonyms

  • washable

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify

4. drip-dry

adjective. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] used of fabrics that do not require ironing.

Synonyms

  • permanent-press
  • wrinkled

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • unwrinkled
  • unfurrowed

5. drip

noun. ['ˈdrɪp'] (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway).

Synonyms

  • hoodmold
  • projection
  • drip mold
  • hoodmould
  • drip mould

Antonyms

  • float
  • refrain
  • increase
  • win

6. drip

noun. ['ˈdrɪp'] the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop.

Synonyms

  • dripping

Antonyms

  • praise
  • inflate

7. drip

verb. ['ˈdrɪp'] let or cause to fall in drops.

Synonyms

  • pour
  • dribble

Antonyms

  • crescendo
  • gain
  • be born

8. drip

noun. ['ˈdrɪp'] flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid.

Synonyms

  • intravenous drip
  • flow
  • flowing
  • dribble

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen
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