Synonyms of rip


1. rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue, libertine, debauchee, rounder

usage: a dissolute man in fashionable society

2. rip, rent, snag, split, tear, opening, gap

usage: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

3. rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent, turbulence, turbulency

usage: a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

4. rent, rip, split, tear

usage: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"


1. rend, rip, rive, pull, tear, rupture, snap, bust

usage: tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

2. rip, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck

usage: move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"

3. rip, cut

usage: cut (wood) along the grain

4. rip, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault

usage: criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"

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Definition and meaning of rip (Dictionary)