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Synonyms for peel
pil

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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

How to pronounce peel?

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How to use peel in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Robert Dawson:

    I am not a librarian, but 18 years of doing this, you peel away things.

  3. Dr. Barnes Mawrie:

    2.“Life is like a traffic jam. You’ve got to be patient and wait on till an opportunity comes for you to drive ahead”. 3.“Life is like an onion, the deeper you peel into it the more tears it brings to your eyes”. 4.“Never wait for the best time to do good because good can be done best any time”. 5.“Think creatively, plan minutely and act resolutely and success is sure to come your way”. 6.“All intelligent persons are not successful but all successful people are intelligent”. 7.“Winners are those who act on their dreams but losers are those who dream of their acts”. 8.“Learning to accept defeat is the first step towards victory”. 9.“People who complain about their life are like beggars sitting on a heap of gold”. 10.“Theology is the study of God but not all theologians discover God”. 11. “One who discerns God’s will is treading on the path of salvation”. 12.“Environmental pollution is the most deadly sin because it springs from lack of concern and absence of love for the other”. 13.“Do not be afraid of enemies who criticize you but beware of friends who secretly despise you”. 14.“The difference between a pessimist and an optimist is that the former sees the dusk while the latter sees the dawn”. 15.“Religious fanaticism is the religion of the most irreligious and Godless people”. 16.“He who says only my religion is good, is putting a fence around God’s goodness and is guilty of God manipulation”. 17.“Too much religiosity is bad for the soul as too much food is bad for the body. Religious excessiveness is the breeding ground of fanaticism”. 18.“A religion that does not teach love of neighbour is either a bad religion or no religion at all”. 19.“A community is not an addition of number but a multiplication of love”. 20.“The three most important components of an ideal community are: the head to think and plan, the heart to forgive and love and the hands to serve and care”. 21.“Peace is a rare commodity which can be bought only through love”. 22.“Personal freedom is not a privilege to be misused but a responsibility to be carried out”. 23.“True love starts with perception and ends in compassion”. 24.“A good ship is tested in stormy weather so too true friendship is tested in difficult times”. 25.“Every tree cut down is oxygen lost and life endangered”. 26.“Wars are the darkest spots in human history and the height of human folly”. 27.“There is no greater fool than the one who does not know himself”. 28.“There is no greater folly than the failure to grab opportunities in life”. 29.“An education that does not form the heart leads to deviation of character”. 30.“Education that does not open the mind and heart of a person is a self defeating endeavour”. 31.“Education begins in the womb and ends in the tomb”.

  4. Andrew Feldman:

    At some point, the two liberal lions in this race are going to have to figure out how to peel off the other's supporters.

  5. Devin Nunes:

    What do I want about The Mueller report ? I don't care what's in The Mueller report. Matter of fact, I call it the Mueller dossier, what I want is the information underlying The Mueller report, so that we can actually look into it. Because every time we peel back the onion in this case, what do we find ? We find out that, somehow, higher-level officials within the DOJ and FBI were misleading the American people and the courts.


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