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rip1 British & World English

Tear or pull (something) quickly or forcibly away from something or someone

rip2 British & World English

A stretch of fast-flowing and rough water in the sea or in a river, caused by the meeting of currents

rip3 British & World English

An immoral or unpleasant person

RIP1 British & World English

Rest in peace (used on graves)

RIP2 British & World English

A raster image processor

rip English Thesaurus

the man threatened to rip the posters down

raster image processor British & World English

A device that rasterizes an image

RIP in raster image processor British & World English

A device that rasterizes an image

rip British & World English

A raster image processor

requiescat in pace New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

may he or she rest in peace; requiescant in pace may they rest in peace

Big Rip British & World English

A theory about the end of the universe holding that the accelerating forces driving its expansion will eventually rend all currently organized matter

let rip British & World English

Do something vigorously or without restraint

rip-off British & World English

A fraud or swindle, especially something that is grossly overpriced

rip-off English Thesaurus

another victim of the pension rip-off

rip-off New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

rip into British & World English

Make a vehement verbal attack on

rip tide British & World English

Another term for rip.

tide rip British & World English

An area of rough water typically caused by opposing tides or by a rapid current passing over an uneven bottom

rip current British & World English

An intermittent strong surface current flowing seaward from the shore

rip-roaring British & World English

Full of energy and vigour

Rip Van Winkle British & World English

The hero of a story in Washington Irving’s Sketch Book (1819–20), who fell asleep in the Catskill Mountains and awoke after twenty years to find the world completely changed

Rip Van Winkle New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

hero of a story in Washington Irving's Sketch Book (1819–20)

let something rip British & World English

Allow something, especially a vehicle, to go at full speed

rip someone off British & World English

Cheat someone, especially financially

rip something off British & World English

Steal or plagiarize something

rip something up British & World English

Tear something violently into small pieces so as to destroy it

let rip in rip1 British & World English

Do something vigorously or without restraint

rip into in rip1 British & World English

Make a vehement verbal attack on

rip something up in rip1 British & World English

Tear something violently into small pieces so as to destroy it

ripcord British & World English

A cord that is pulled to open a parachute

riprap British & World English

Loose stone used to form a foundation for a breakwater or other structure

ripstop British & World English

Nylon fabric that is woven so that a tear will not spread

let something rip in rip1 British & World English

Allow something, especially a vehicle, to go at full speed

rip someone off in rip1 British & World English

Cheat someone, especially financially

rip something off in rip1 British & World English

Steal or plagiarize something

ripsnorting British & World English

Showing great vigour or intensity

rip off in rip English Thesaurus

if our guests felt they'd been ripped off, we'd hear about it


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