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Synonyms for peel
pilpeel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peelnoun

    British politician (1788-1850)

    Synonyms:
    skin

  2. peel, skinverb

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, skin

  3. skin, peel, pareverb

    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, flakeverb

    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, peelverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. peelverb

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

  2. peelverb

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

  3. peelnoun

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. peelnoun

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

    Antonyms:
    pulp

  2. peelverb

    Synonyms:
    pare, decorticate

    Antonyms:
    pulp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "peel":

    bark, dept, skin

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How to use peel in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Janet Helm:

    They have lots of stringy roots and big, hard-looking shells on them that people don't know how to peel or prepare, but I've never met a veggie I didn't like, so [the challenge is] getting people out of their culinary rut and into trying new things.

  3. Police Superintendent McCarthy:

    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.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    For flavor, instant sex will never supercede the stuff you have to peel and cook.

  5. Lisa Drayer:

    You should also wash the peels of bananas, oranges, avocados, and grapefruit with cool tap water as bacteria can transfer from the peel to the edible flesh.


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