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Another word for strip

  1. To remove all the clothing from

  2. To remove the skin of

      1. To strip or peel off, as or like skin
      2. To become covered with skin or a similar layer:
      3. To cover with or as with skin; grow skin on
      1. To measure by or as by a scale
      2. (Dentistry) To remove tartar from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.
      3. To clear or strip of scale or scales:
      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.
      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:
      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.
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  3. To take or keep something away from

      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.
      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
      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.
      1. To keep from possessing or enjoying; deny:
      2. To keep from having, using, or enjoying
      3. To take something away from:
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  4. To make bare

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  5. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

  1. A long narrow piece, as of material

      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.
      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.
      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.
      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:
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Another word for strip

  1. Undress

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  2. Remove

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