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Synonyms for ripple
ˈrɪp əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet(noun)

    a small wave on the surface of a liquid

    Synonyms:
    rippling, riffle, wavelet

  2. ripple(verb)

    (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value

    Synonyms:
    rippling, riffle, wavelet

  3. ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate(verb)

    stir up (water) so as to form ripples

    Synonyms:
    prance, flick, mix, flip, tittup, shuffle, rumple, ruffle up, cock, roll, sashay, flap, babble, knit, leaf, swagger, strut, pleat, riffle, gurgle, riff, cockle, burble, thumb, wave, crumple, pucker, ruffle, mess up, guggle, undulate, fluff, bubble

  4. ripple, babble, guggle, burble, bubble, gurgle(verb)

    flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

    "babbling brooks"

    Synonyms:
    babble, blither, gurgle, tattle, babble out, smatter, belch, riffle, burble, bubble, blather, sing, blab out, eruct, talk, spill the beans, burp, guggle, ruffle, undulate, blab, peach, cockle, blether, let the cat out of the bag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ripple(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    purl

  2. ripple(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rimple, undulation, little wave

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ripple(v)

    Synonyms:
    fret

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ripple":

    wave, training

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How to use ripple in a sentence?

  1. Kevin R. Hutson:

    Time is like a river. It flows one direction, But with a little force you can go back. But like a river, Everything you do has a ripple.

  2. Johnathan Handel:

    If there is a strike what viewers would see is a ripple effect, the late night shows which are scripted on a day-to-day basis…would immediately go to an improv kind of a situation and a sort of an awkwardness. Then, you’re talking about the weekly showsSaturday NightLive, for example, which could go dark or into re-runs.

  3. Andrew Ceresney:

    The SEC relies on the accuracy of the books and records of financial institutions and blue sheet data, oZ Management’s inaccurate data had a substantial ripple effect that the SEC staff discovered through diligent investigative work.

  4. Robert Francis Kennedy:

    Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

  5. Propaganda Cruickshank:

    To explode suicide vests outside of there is really to strike at the heart of The French when the entire country is watching. The entire country heard those explosions as they went off. They would have thought' what was that ?' So as soon as the news started to break, there would have been a ripple effect. just recently, they( ISIS) instructed all their recruits, all their operatives on the ground, to film everything,' he said.


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