Strip is defined as to remove clothing or covering or take something away from a person or thing.
To remove or eliminate (unwanted physical matter):
(Obs.) To filter
To filter, ooze, or trickle
To emit or run with drops of liquid:
To come to pass; happen
To pass out in drops through pores, an incision, etc.; ooze; discharge
To come through a covering coat of paint
To remove by passing through a filter:
To stir the emotions:
Find another word for leaches. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for leaches, like: percolates, strips, purges, drains, strains, weeps, transpires, seeps, oozes, exudes and bleeds.