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Synonyms for peel
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel(noun)

    British politician (1788-1850)

    Synonyms:
    skin

  2. peel, skin(verb)

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, skin

  3. skin, peel, pare(verb)

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    Synonyms:
    undress, flake off, scramble, pare down, shin, flake, struggle, unclothe, bark, peel off, sputter, pare, trim, uncase, whittle, strip down, disrobe, strip, scrape, skin, discase, clamber, shinny

  4. peel off, peel, flake off, flake(verb)

    come off in flakes or thin small pieces

    "The paint in my house is peeling off"

    Synonyms:
    flake, undress, unclothe, flake off, disrobe, desquamate, discase, strip, peel off, uncase, pare, skin, strip down

  5. undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel(verb)

    get undressed

    "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"

    Synonyms:
    strip down, flake off, clean, discase, leach, foray, divest, pillage, dismantle, strip, unclothe, undress, peel off, reave, rifle, pare, denude, uncase, skin, disrobe, flake, ransack, loot, deprive, plunder, despoil, bare, denudate, disinvest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. peel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pare (by stripping or pulling), hull, shell

  2. peel(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    exfoliate, come off (as skin or rind), peel off, shell off

  3. peel(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. peel(n)

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

    Antonyms:
    pulp

  2. peel(v)

    Synonyms:
    pare, decorticate

    Antonyms:
    pulp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bark, dept, skin

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How to use peel in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Cedar:

    We tried to peel back the layers of this hate crime.

  2. Police Superintendent McCarthy:

    The mayor has made it very clear that he has my back, and if people peel away the onion on what's happening right now in the policing world, you're going to find a police department that's doing an exceptional job.

  3. Janet Helm:

    Some of the root veg you may have to cook a little first, getting that hard peel off, often works best if you cut in quarters and then peel from there. And if you still need help you can probably find a YouTube video on how to cut and prepare any of these vegetables.

  4. Brian Gibbons:

    We do think that we'll see another leg down from here, but when you peel back the onion, we don't think defaults rates will be as bad as some people think, yes, there are about 20-25 names that could be in danger, but we think many of them should be able to muddle through over the next year.

  5. Pascal Finette:

    I understand why when people look at this from the outside they say it's a little random. The bets seem disconnected and somewhat disjointed, but if you peel back the layers, I think you can see how a lot of the pieces actually fit nicely together.


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