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Meaning of RIP

Pronunciation:  rip

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
  2. [n]  a stretch of turbulent water in the sea
  3. [n]  an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"
  4. [n]  a dissolute man in fashionable society
  5. [v]  criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"
  6. [v]  tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
  7. [v]  cut (wood) along the grain
  8. [v]  move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
 

RIP is a 3 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: blood, crosscurrent, profligate, pull, rake, rend, rent, rent, riptide, rive, roue, split, split, tear, tear, tide rip
 
 See Also: assail, assault, attack, bust, cut, debauchee, gap, go, lash out, libertine, locomote, move, opening, round, rounder, rupture, snap, snipe, tear, tear, travel, turbulence, turbulency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rip\, n. [Cf. Icel. hrip a box or basket; perhaps akin to
    E. corb. Cf. {Ripier}.]
    A wicker fish basket.
    
    
  2. \Rip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ripped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Ripping}.] [Cf. AS. r[=y]pan, also Sw. repa to ripple flax,
    D. repelen, G. reffen, riffeln, and E. raff, raffle. Cf.
    {Raff}, {Ripple} of flax.]
    1. To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing;
       to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by
       violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to
       rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; --
       commonly used with up, open, off.
    
    2. To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.
    
             He 'll rip the fatal secret from her heart.
                                                   --Granville.
    
    3. To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to
       search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; -- usually
       with up.
    
             They ripped up all that had been done from the
             beginning of the rebellion.           --Clarendon.
    
             For brethern to debate and rip up their falling out
             in the ear of a common enemy . . . is neither wise
             nor comely.                           --Milton.
    
    4. To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.
    
    {Ripping chisel} (Carp.), a crooked chisel for cleaning out
       mortises. --Knight.
    
    {Ripping iron}. (Shipbuilding) Same as {Ravehook}.
    
    {Ripping saw}. (Carp.) See {Ripsaw}.
    
    {To rip out}, to rap out, to utter hastily and violently; as,
       to rip out an oath. [Colloq.] See {To rap out}, under
       {Rap}, v. t.
    
    
  3. \Rip\, n.
    1. A rent made by ripping, esp. by a seam giving way; a tear;
       a place torn; laceration.
    
    2. [Perh. a corruption of the first syllable of reprobate.] A
       term applied to a mean, worthless thing or person, as to a
       scamp, a debauchee, or a prostitute, or a worn-out horse.
       [Slang.]
    
    3. A body of water made rough by the meeting of opposing
       tides or currents.
    
    
 
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