Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rip

4 senses of rip

Sense 1
rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue -- (a dissolute man in fashionable society)
       => libertine, debauchee, rounder -- (a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained)

Sense 2
rip, rent, snag, split, tear -- (an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings")
       => opening, gap -- (an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall")

Sense 3
rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent -- (a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current)
       => turbulence, turbulency -- (unstable flow of a liquid or gas)

Sense 4
rent, rip, split -- (the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip")
       => tear -- (the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rip

4 senses of rip

Sense 1
rend, rip, rive, pull -- (tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips")
       => tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")

Sense 2
rip -- (move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast")
       => tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")

Sense 3
rip -- (cut (wood) along the grain)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
rip -- (criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly")
       => attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault -- (attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")

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