Associations to the word «Rip»
RIP, noun. A tear (in paper, etc.).
RIP, noun. A type of tide or current.
RIP, noun. (Australia) A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.
RIP, noun. (slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.
RIP, noun. (slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.
RIP, noun. (UK) (Eton College) A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.
RIP, verb. (transitive) To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing; to tear off or out by violence.
RIP, verb. (intransitive) To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.
RIP, verb. (transitive) To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.
RIP, verb. (intransitive) (figurative) To move quickly and destructively.
RIP, verb. (woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.
RIP, verb. (transitive) (slang) (computing) To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.
RIP, verb. (slang) (narcotics) To take a "hit" of marijuana.
RIP, verb. (slang) To fart.
RIP, verb. (US) (slang) To mock or criticize.
RIP, verb. (transitive) (slang) (chiefly demoscene) To steal; to rip off.
RIP, verb. To move or act fast, to rush headlong.
RIP, verb. (archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up.
RIP, verb. (intransitive) (surfing) (slang) To surf extremely well.
RIP, noun. A wicker basket for fish.
RIP, noun. (colloquial) (regional) A worthless horse; a nag. [from 18th c.]
RIP, noun. (colloquial) (regional) An immoral man; a rake, a scoundrel. [from 18th c.]
RIP, interjection. Rest in peace.
RIP, noun. Routing information protocol, a dynamic routing protocol used in local and wide area networks.
RIP ALONG, verb. To rush headlong.
RIP BOX, noun. (computing) (media) A high end computer used for "ripping" (decoding) DVDs and converting them into various formats, using ripping and encoding software.
RIP BOXES, noun. Plural of rip box
RIP CURRENT, noun. A strong flow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.
RIP CURRENTS, noun. Plural of rip current
RIP FENCE, noun. In a table saw, a fence or guide running from the front of the table (the side nearest the operator) to the back, parallel to the cutting plane of the blade.
RIP INTO, verb. (idiomatic) To attack or criticise.
RIP OFF, verb. To pull off by ripping
RIP OFF, verb. (idiomatic) to steal, cheat or swindle
RIP OFF, verb. (idiomatic) to copy, especially illegally
RIP OFF, verb. (idiomatic) to charge an exorbitant or unfair rate
RIP ON, verb. (idiomatic) to mock, ridicule
RIP ONE, verb. (idiom) To fart.
RIP SAW, noun. Alternative spelling of ripsaw
RIP SAW, verb. Alternative spelling of ripsaw
RIP SAWS, noun. Plural of rip saw Alternative spelling of ripsaws
RIP SAWS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rip saw Alternative spelling of ripsaws
RIP THE PISS, verb. (UK) (Ireland) (intransitive) to ridicule or mock severely.
RIP TIDE, noun. (UK) An Alternative spelling of riptide
RIP TO SHREDS, verb. To rip up, so that only shreds remain.
RIP TO SHREDS, verb. (idiomatic) to severely devalue, to refute.
RIP UP, verb. To destroy by ripping.
RIP UP, verb. (idiomatic) To move quickly or violently
RIP, noun. A dissolute man in fashionable society.
RIP, noun. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings".
RIP, noun. A stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current.
RIP, noun. The act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip".
RIP, verb. Tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips".
RIP, verb. Move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast".
RIP, verb. Cut (wood) along the grain.
RIP, verb. Criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly".
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