Textual thesaurus for "rip"

(noun) rent, split

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

he gave the envelope a vigorous rip

(noun) riptide, tide rip, countercurrent, crosscurrent

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

(noun) rent, split, snag, tear

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

there was a rip in his pants; she had snags in her stockings

(noun) rake, rakehell, profligate, blood, roue

a dissolute man in fashionable society

(verb) rend, rive, pull

tear or be torn violently

The curtain ripped from top to bottom; pull the cooked chicken into strips