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A tape measure.
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  1. A tape measure.
  2. A continuous narrow, flexible strip of cloth, metal, paper, or plastic, such as adhesive tape, magnetic tape, or ticker tape.
  3. (Short for) adhesive tape, friction tape, magnetic tape, ticker tape, etc.
(Ceramics) Clay thinned to the consistency of cream for use in decorating or casting, or as a cement or coating
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  1. (Ceramics) Clay thinned to the consistency of cream for use in decorating or casting, or as a cement or coating
  2. A small piece of paper, esp. one prepared for a specific use
  3. A slight error or oversight, as in speech or writing:
A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
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  1. A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
  2. A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
To strip, as of clothes.
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  1. To strip, as of clothes.
  2. To sell off or otherwise dispose of (a subsidiary company or an investment).
  3. To strip of clothing, equipment, etc.
To make bare or naked; strip
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  1. To make bare or naked; strip
  2. To destroy all plant and animal life in (an area)
  3. (--- Geol.) To expose (layers of rock) by erosion, weathering, etc.
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  1. To uncover; to reveal.
  2. To expose:
  3. 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 5
(Intransitive) to undress oneself
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  1. (Intransitive) to undress oneself
  2. To undress someone or something
  3. To remove the clothing or covering from.
To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
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  1. To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
  2. (Physics) To push aside and occupy the physical space of (a volume of fluid):
  3. To take the place of; supplant or replace (a person or thing that one is the cause of or occasion for removing, pushing aside, etc.)
To make bare; uncover or reveal:
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  1. To make bare; uncover or reveal:
  2. To expose:
  3. 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 5
To be removable:
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  1. To be removable:
  2. To be removable
  3. To do away with; eliminate:
To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
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  1. To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
  2. To come off in thin strips or pieces, as bark, skin, or paint:
  3. To cut away or strip off (the rind, skin, covering, surface, etc.) of (anything); pare
To strip of covering or clothing.
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  1. To strip of covering or clothing.
  2. To take apart; disassemble; tear down.
  3. To strip (a house, ship, etc.) of furniture, equipment, means of defense, etc.
To lacerate (the skin, for example).
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  1. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
  2. A drop of the clear salty liquid secreted by glands (lacrimal glands) in the eyes. Tears wet the membrane covering the eye and help rid the eye of irritating substances.
  3. To become torn:
To undress someone or something
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  1. To undress someone or something
  2. To undress oneself.
  3. To undress
To remove the clothing or cover from; strip.
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  1. To remove the clothing or cover from; strip.
  2. To strip of or as of clothes; uncover; divest
To remove the bandages from (a wound, for example).
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  1. To remove the bandages from (a wound, for example).
  2. To take off one's clothes; strip
  3. To remove the dressing from (a wound)
To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
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  1. To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
  2. To remove the bark, husk, or peel from
  3. To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of (an organ or structure).
To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
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  1. To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
  2. To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
  3. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
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  1. To come off in layers or flakes, as old paint or sunburned skin
  2. To strip or cut away the skin, rind, or bark from; pare.
  3. To shed skin, bark, etc.
(Dentistry) To remove tartar from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.
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  1. (Dentistry) To remove tartar from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.
  2. An ordered system of numbering or indexing that is used as a reference standard in measurement, in which each number corresponds to some physical quantity. Some scales, such as temperature scales, have equal intervals; other scales, such as the Richter scale, are arranged as a geometric progression.
  3. To clear or strip of scale or scales:
The outer covering of a vertebrate animal, consisting of two layers of cells, a thick inner layer (the dermis) and a thin outer layer (the epidermis). Structures such as hair, scales, or feathers are contained in the skin, as are fat cells, sweat glands, and sensory receptors. Skin provides a protective barrier against disease-causing microorganisms and against the sun's ultraviolet rays. In warm-blooded animals, it aids in temperature regulation, as by insulating against the cold.
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  1. The outer covering of a vertebrate animal, consisting of two layers of cells, a thick inner layer (the dermis) and a thin outer layer (the epidermis). Structures such as hair, scales, or feathers are contained in the skin, as are fat cells, sweat glands, and sensory receptors. Skin provides a protective barrier against disease-causing microorganisms and against the sun's ultraviolet rays. In warm-blooded animals, it aids in temperature regulation, as by insulating against the cold.
  2. To become covered with skin or a similar layer:
  3. To cover with or as with skin; grow skin on
To keep from possessing or enjoying; deny:
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  1. To keep from possessing or enjoying; deny:
  2. To keep from having, using, or enjoying
  3. To take something away from:
(Sports) To take possession of the ball/puck etc. (from someone)
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  1. (Sports) To take possession of the ball/puck etc. (from someone)
  2. To deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust
  3. To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.
To deprive or dispossess of rank, rights, etc.
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  1. To deprive or dispossess of rank, rights, etc.
  2. To sell off or otherwise dispose of (a subsidiary company or an investment).
  3. To disencumber or rid of something unwanted
(--- popularly) To steal something from in any way, as by embezzlement or burglary
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  1. (--- popularly) To steal something from in any way, as by embezzlement or burglary
  2. To deprive unjustly of something belonging to, desired by, or legally due (someone):
  3. (--- Law) To take property from (a person) illegally by using or threatening to use violence or force; commit robbery upon.
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  1. To uncover; to reveal.
  2. To expose:
  3. 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 5
To divest of covering; make bare.
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  1. To divest of covering; make bare.
  2. To destroy all plant and animal life in (an area)
  3. (--- Geol.) To expose (layers of rock) by erosion, weathering, etc.
(Intransitive) to undress oneself
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  1. (Intransitive) to undress oneself
  2. To undress someone or something
  3. To remove the clothing or covering from.
To disencumber or rid of something unwanted
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  1. To disencumber or rid of something unwanted
  2. To strip of clothing, equipment, etc.
  3. To sell off or otherwise dispose of (a subsidiary company or an investment).
To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm:
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  1. To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm:
  2. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
  3. To lay open (to danger, attack, ridicule, etc.); leave unprotected
To remove the cover from:
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  1. To remove the cover from:
  2. To bare the head in respect or reverence.
  3. To lay bare or open by removing a covering
To engage in plundering.
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  1. To engage in plundering.
  2. To ransack; plunder.
To deprive of something valuable, especially by force; rob:
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  1. To deprive of something valuable, especially by force; rob:
  2. To deprive of something of value by or as by force; rob; plunder
  3. To ruin, especially by destroying or removing what is valuable:
To destroy or pillage.
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  1. To destroy or pillage.
  2. (Obs.) To lay waste; devastate
To engage in plundering or burglary, as during a riot or natural disaster
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  1. To engage in plundering or burglary, as during a riot or natural disaster
  2. To take by force or without right; steal:
  3. To take goods from (a place) by force or without right, especially in time of war or lawlessness; plunder:
To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
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  1. To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
  2. To take spoils by force.
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
To take (property) by force or fraud
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  1. To take (property) by force or fraud
  2. To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage:
To go through (a place) stealing valuables and causing disarray; pillage:
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  1. To go through (a place) stealing valuables and causing disarray; pillage:
  2. To loot or pillage. See also sack.
  3. To make a vigorous and thorough search of (a place, person) with a view to stealing something, especially when leaving behind a state of disarray.
To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
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  1. To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
  2. In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. to commit the act of forcible sexual intercourse.
  3. To plunder or pillage.
To wreak destruction.
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  1. To wreak destruction.
  2. To destroy violently; ruin
  3. To pillage; sack:
(Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
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  1. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
  2. (Slang) To discharge from employment:
  3. To rob (a town, for example) of goods or valuables, especially after capture.
To rob, plunder, or despoil
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  1. To rob, plunder, or despoil
To break up and level (soil or land) with a harrow.
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  1. To break up and level (soil or land) with a harrow.
  2. A borough of Greater London in southeast England. It is the site of the public school Harrow, founded in 1572.
  3. (Archaic) To rob, plunder, or pillage
To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
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  1. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
  2. To rob; pillage; plunder
  3. (Archaic) To pillage; plunder
A group of people:
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  1. A group of people:
  2. A simple ungrooved ring, especially a wedding ring.
  3. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
A garment consisting of a band of fabric that covers the bust, sometimes having removable straps.
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  1. A garment consisting of a band of fabric that covers the bust, sometimes having removable straps.
  2. A band of material covering the breasts, as a strapless bikini top
  3. (Medicine) A band.
(Heraldry) A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
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  1. (Heraldry) A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
  2. A narrow band worn around the head as to hold the hair in place
  3. (Anatomy) A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
A fabric or garment with a pattern of parallel stripes
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  1. A fabric or garment with a pattern of parallel stripes
  2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
  3. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.

Synonym Study

  • Dismantle implies the act of stripping a house, ship, etc. of all of its furniture or equipment a dismantled factory
  • Bare simply implies an uncovering or laying open to view to bare one's head in reverence
  • Divest implies the taking away of something with which one has been clothed or invested an official divested of authority
  • Denude implies that the thing stripped is left exposed or naked land denuded of vegetation
  • Strip implies the pulling or tearing off of clothing, outer covering, etc. and often connotes forcible or even violent action and total deprivation to strip paper off a wall, stripped of sham
Find another word for strip. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for strip, like: tape, slip, shred, divest, denude, bare, disrobe, become naked, displace, bare and remove.