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Synonyms for rip
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue(noun)

    a dissolute man in fashionable society

    Synonyms:
    rent, pitch, rakehell, parentage, blood line, snag, crosscurrent, lineage, roue, stock, ancestry, stemma, descent, pedigree, riptide, line of descent, blood, tide rip, line, slant, squanderer, rake, origin, split, countercurrent, bloodline, tear, profligate, prodigal

  2. rip, rent, snag, split, tear(noun)

    an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

    "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

    Synonyms:
    rent, economic rent, rakehell, snag, crosscurrent, roue, bust, hitch, binge, split up, teardrop, tide rip, riptide, stock split, blood, tear, rake, hang-up, split, countercurrent, schism, profligate, bout, rub

  3. rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent(noun)

    a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

    Synonyms:
    profligate, tide rip, snag, rent, split, tear, roue, crosscurrent, blood, rakehell, rip current, countercurrent, riptide, rake

  4. rent, rip, split(verb)

    the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

    "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"

    Synonyms:
    rent, economic rent, rakehell, snag, crosscurrent, roue, tide rip, riptide, stock split, blood, tear, rake, split up, split, countercurrent, schism, profligate

  5. rend, rip, rive, pull(verb)

    tear or be torn violently

    "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, cleave, force, draw out, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, pull, perpetrate, split, deplume, pull out, rive, commit, attract, rend, take out, draw in

  6. rip(verb)

    move precipitously or violently

    "The tornado ripped along the coast"

    Synonyms:
    pull, rive, rend

  7. rip(verb)

    cut (wood) along the grain

    Synonyms:
    pull, rive, rend

  8. rip(verb)

    criticize or abuse strongly and violently

    "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"

    Synonyms:
    pull, rive, rend

Wiktionary

  1. rip(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tear

  2. rip(noun)

    To cause something, usually paper, to rapidly become two parts.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  3. rip(noun)

    To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.

    A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves

    Synonyms:
    tear

  4. rip(noun)

    To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  5. rip(verb)

    To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  6. rip(verb)

    To take a hit of marijuana.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  7. rip(verb)

    To fart.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  8. rip(verb)

    To mock or criticize.

    Synonyms:
    tear

  9. rip(verb)

    To steal; to rip off.

    Synonyms:
    tear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rip

    Rend and tear are applied to the separating of textile substances into parts by force violently applied (rend also to frangible substances), tear being the milder, rend the stronger word. Rive is a wood-workers' word for parting wood in the way of the grain without a clean cut. To lacerate is to tear roughly the flesh or animal tissue, as by the teeth of a wild beast; a lacerated wound is distinguished from a wound made by a clean cut or incision. Mangle is a stronger word than lacerate; lacerate is more superficial, mangle more complete. To burst or rupture is to tear or rend by force from within, burst denoting the greater violence; as, to burst a gun; to rupture a blood-vessel; a steam-boiler may be ruptured when its substance is made to divide by internal pressure without explosion. To rip, as usually applied to garments or other articles made by sewing or stitching, is to divide along the line of a seam by cutting or breaking the stitches; the other senses bear some resemblance or analogy to this; as, to rip open a wound. Compare BREAK.

    Synonyms:
    break, burst, cleave, lacerate, mangle, rend, rive, rupture, sever, slit, sunder, tear

    Antonyms:
    heal, join, mend, reunite, secure, sew, solder, stitch, unite, weld

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rip(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    tear open, tear apart

  2. rip(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tear, rent, laceration

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rip(n)

    Synonyms:
    rent, tear

  2. rip(n)

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) harridan, hag

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rip":

    rips, www.v2.frigorifix.com, pir, fir, tear, irp

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How to use rip in a sentence?

  1. Joram Mathenge:

    In the past, people would be pushed off the land for reforestation. At night, they would rip up the saplings and destroy their roots.

  2. Matthew Wolff:

    In college I just kind of let it rip so when I came out here I told my caddie that's what we're going to do this week.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    Barack Obama is president of the United States until January 20, 2017, that is a fact, my friends, whether the Republicans like it or not. Elections have consequences. The President has a responsibility to nominate a new justice and the Senate has a responsibly to vote. And all of us Democrats, we have a responsibly to make sure a Republican doesn't win in November and rip away all of the progress we have made together.

  4. Rush Limbaugh:

    One of the reasons there's reverence for McCain is the opportunity it provides to continue to savage Donald Trump, to continue to rip Donald Trump by setting up these comparisons between Donald Trump and McCain and showing Trump coming up short on virtually every measure the drive-bys( mainstream reporters) make.

  5. The CAGW report:

    As the IRS continues to process tax returns, it should provide a better return on its efforts to prevent the filing of fraudulent returns. The best way to accomplish that goal would be to immediately seek out and utilize existing, successful platforms in the private sector, and then say RIP to the RPP.

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