transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)
- 1 1.1 (remove covering from) [bed] deshacer*, quitar la ropa de; [wood/furniture] quitarle la pintura ( or el barniz etc) a, decapar we stripped the walls quitamos el papel de la pared to strip sth away quitar or sacar* algo to strip sb (naked) desnudar a algn we stripped the moldings from o off the walls le quitamos las molduras a la pared stripped of its rhetoric, the speech has no substance despojado de su retórica, el discurso es insustancialExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (remove contents from) [room/house] vaciar* the deserted car had been stripped habían desmantelado el coche abandonado the thieves stripped the shop bare los ladrones desvalijaron la tienda
- ‘He strips his own bed, does the vacuuming and makes his own pancakes,’ she said with a smile.
- At least that sheet was there so it saved me stripping the whole bed off.
- Bearing in mind I had just stripped the beds - why do we always want clean sheets ‘for Christmas’?
- Next job is to strip the varnish from the neck, and sand it down to the wood.
- They run out of beer by about 7pm so we then turned to the wine, which I'm afraid would have stripped the paint off any wall.
- When the paint was stripped it revealed numerous scratches and old repairs.
(stripped past participle of/participio pasado de)(without extras) (American English/inglés norteamericano) (after noun/detrás del nombre) sin accesorios, sin extras it sells for $11,500 stripped se vende a $11.500 sin accesorios or sin extras 1.4 (deprive) to strip sb
- A troubled theatre was forced to stay closed despite new managers taking over after it was stripped bare of its fixtures and fittings.
- The geese pull plants up by the roots to feed on them, stripping the ground bare.
- The house was stripped back to bare walls, rebuilt and extended during the first half of the 1990s and is now finished to a high, modern standard.
ofsth despojar a algn dealgo to strip a company of its assets vaciar* una compañía, vender el activo de una compañíaExample sentences
- Hitler immediately stripped Hess of all the ranks he held in the Nazi Party including being a party member.
- Kangueehi this week announced that Botes has been stripped of all his powers as chairman of the body's Doping Committee.
- Even then, Alucius would be stripped of most of his power.
- 2 [Cars/Automovilismo] [Technology/Tecnología] 2.1 (damage) [gears] estropear 2.2
strip (down)(dismantle) [engine/gun/car] desmontarExample sentences
- We completely strip your machine down to the last nut and bolt then rebuild ensuring every component works perfectly.
- Johnny developed a life long love for fixing things and could strip a tractor down and put it together again.
- Police who stripped the van found rope and black adjustable ties.
- Getting the screw out can strip the bushing threads in the frame.
- Don't over do it, or you just end up stripping the screws.
- I have mounted other things and it felt like you could not tighten things up without stripping the screw in the steel.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)
- 1.1 (undress) desnudarse, desvestirse* to strip naked desnudarse to strip (down) to one's underclothes quedarse en ropa interior to strip to the waist desnudarse de la cintura para arriba 1.2 (do striptease) hacer* stripteaseExample sentences
- Realizing this, we strip off our clothes and dance through the yard.
- Once I get home, I strip off my clothes, toss them into the hamper and shower.
- On an impulse you strip off all your clothes, swim into the centre of the lake and turn onto your back.
- 1 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] (no plural/sin plural) (colores (masculine plural) del) equipo (masculine) they've changed their strip again han vuelto a cambiar los colores del equipo
- 2 (striptease) striptease (masculine) to do a strip hacer* un striptease
strip off verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [wallpaper/paint] quitar; [leaves] arrancar* to strip off one's clothes quitarse la ropa, desvestirse* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (undress) (British English/inglés británico) desnudarse, empelotarse (Colombia) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar], calatearse (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar]
- 1 1.1 (narrow piece — of leather, cloth, paper) tira (feminine); (— of metal) tira (feminine), cinta (feminine) cut the pepper into strips corte el pimiento en tiras to tear sb off a strip o to tear a strip off sb (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] poner* a algn de vuelta y media [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (of land, sea, forest, light) franja (feminine) 1.3(airstrip)pista (feminine) (de aterrizaje)