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  Definition of Rip
  1. the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
  2. a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
  3. an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  4. a dissolute man in fashionable society
  5. criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"
  6. tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
  7. cut (wood) along the grain
  8. move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
Similar Words: rent, split, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent, snag, tear, rake, profligate, blood, roue, rend, rive, pull

 

Derivational Morphology: cleave, split, rive, rend, pull, tear, rupture, snap, bust, rent, snag

 

 
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