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  Words related to rip

Related / Similar Words: rent, split, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent, snag, tear, rake, profligate, blood, roue, rend, rive, pull

 

Definition:
  • the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip";
  • a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current;
  • an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings";
  • a dissolute man in fashionable society;
  • criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly";
  • tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips";
  • cut (wood) along the grain;
  • move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast";

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    Derivational Morphology: cleave, split, rive, rend, pull, tear, rupture, snap, bust, rent, snag

     

     
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