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1. rip

verb. ['ˈrɪp'] tear or be torn violently.

Synonyms

  • rive
  • rupture
  • pull
  • bust
  • tear
  • rend

Antonyms

  • united
  • decrease
  • uncut
  • take

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rip

  • microchip
  • unzip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • flip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip
  • tipp
  • tip
  • sipp
  • sip
  • shipp
  • ship
  • pipp
  • pip
  • nipp
  • nip
  • lippe

How do you pronounce rip?

Pronounce rip as rɪp.

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Sentences with rip


1. Noun, singular or mass
The process of repairing a rip can be different from repairing a hole in upholstery materials.

2. Verb, base form
What a steal and what a relife to know the dog can no longer rip our screen.

Quotes about rip


1. Is this the part where you start tearing off strips of your shirt to bind my wounds?""If you wanted me to rip my clothes off, you should have just asked.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. That was the funniest thing I'd heard in days.You're kidding, right? PLEASE tell me you have a stronger motive for me than 'fair is fair.' Life isn't FAIR, Dean....Nothing is fair, EVER. That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. I need to help you because FAIR IS FAIR? Try, 'I need you to help me so I won't rip out your spine and beat you with it.' I MIGHT respond to that. MAYBE.
- James Patterson, School's Out—Forever

3. And yes, I’ll admit, I am jealous. I’m jealous of every minute you spend with him, of every concerned expression you send his way, of every tear shed, of every glance, every touch, and every thought. I want to rip him to pieces and purge him from your mind and from your heart. But I can’t.
- Colleen Houck

2. rip-off

noun. the act of stealing.

Synonyms

  • robbery

3. rip-roaring

adjective. uncontrollably noisy.

Synonyms

  • rackety
  • noisy

Antonyms

  • humorless
  • euphonious
  • soft

4. rip

verb. ['ˈrɪp'] cut (wood) along the grain.

Antonyms

  • close

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rip

verb. ['ˈrɪp'] move precipitously or violently.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • tear
  • shoot
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • finish
  • closing
  • praise
  • square

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rip

noun. ['ˈrɪp'] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.

Synonyms

  • rent
  • tear
  • snag
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • sheathe
  • refrain

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rip

noun. ['ˈrɪp'] the act of rending or ripping or splitting something.

Synonyms

  • split
  • tear

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • good person
  • moral

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rip

verb. ['ˈrɪp'] criticize or abuse strongly and violently.

Synonyms

  • snipe
  • assault
  • round
  • attack
  • lash out

Antonyms

  • laugh
  • order
  • good weather
  • unite

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rip

noun. ['ˈrɪp'] a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.

Synonyms

  • crosscurrent
  • tide rip
  • countercurrent
  • turbulency
  • riptide

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open
  • adduct

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rip

noun. ['ˈrɪp'] a dissolute man in fashionable society.

Synonyms

  • roue
  • rake
  • libertine
  • blood
  • rounder
  • profligate
  • debauchee

Antonyms

  • repair
  • success
  • rich
  • defend

Etymology

  • rippen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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