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Synonyms for stripe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. band, banding, stripe(noun)

    an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

    dance band, lot, dance orchestra, set, striation, circle, isthmus, stria, streak, band, ring, bar, chevron, stripes, grade insignia, banding

  2. stripe(noun)

    a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

    band, bar, chevron, stripes, streak, banding, grade insignia

  3. chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignia(noun)

    V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

    "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"

    band, banding, bar, streak, chevron, stripes, grade insignia

  4. stripe(noun)

    a kind or category

    "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"

    band, bar, chevron, stripes, streak, banding, grade insignia

  5. stripe, streak, bar(verb)

    a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

    "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"

    cake, prevention, legal profession, legal community, barroom, ginmill, measure, bar, run, streak, band, taproom, chevron, stripes, grade insignia, saloon, banding

  6. stripe(verb)

    mark with stripes

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stripe

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, rap, shock, stroke, thump

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stripe(v. a.)


  2. stripe(n.)


  3. stripe(n.)

    stroke (with a lash), blow

  4. stripe(n.)

    wale, mark of the lash

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stripe(n)

    streak, band, wale, wheal, whelk, ridge, striation, stria

  2. stripe(n)

    sort, likeness, color, kind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stripe":

    striping, striated, band, banda, bunch, strip, scratch, banding, partition, gang

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How to use stripe in a sentence?

  1. Melissa Price:

    They're rainbow colored, some striped, some deep black with an orange stripe around them.

  2. German Association of Savings Banks:

    This is nothing new to us, since 2012, the card system has been based entirely on chip and PIN. Attacks carried out on the magnetic stripe technology are not transferable to smart cards.

  3. John Collison:

    Businesses that deferred moving online or had no reason to operate online have made the leap practically overnight, we believe now is not the time to pull back, but to invest even more heavily in Stripe's platform.

  4. Vander Plaats:

    I can’t believe Iowans of any stripe would endorse this keynote speaker.

  5. Jon Favreau:

    I don't feel the pressure except to the audience that's seeing what I'm making and I feel that pressure every time, and I think -- much like the chefs I learned from when I was training to play that role -- there's a certain stripe of personality that are attracted to telling stories, which is you want to do something, but the experience isn't complete until the people that eat the meal/watch the show/watch the movie, reacts to it.

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