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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. Robert F. Kennedy, South Africa, 1966:

    It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man 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, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

  2. Florian Hense:

    The United States is starting to cause more red tape on tech companies. This will affect all companies that do business with tech, and that will cause a ripple effect in Europe.

  3. Jeff Andrews:

    We tend to focus our telescopes in other directions because Our Milky Way galaxy's easier to find things, now we're starting to find these streams in Our Milky Way galaxy Our Milky Way galaxy. Our Milky Way galaxy's like finding a needle in a haystack. Or, in this case, finding a ripple in an ocean.

  4. 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.

  5. Irina Bokova:

    Educating a girl educates a nation. It unleashes a ripple effect that changes the world unmistakably for the better, success in this endeavor is simply not possible without educated, empowered girls, young women and mothers.

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