Synonyms of rip in English:

rip


See definition of rip

verb

1‘the man threatened to rip the posters down’

SYNONYMS
tear, snatch, jerk, tug, wrench, wrest, prise, force, heave, haul, drag, pull, twist, peel, pluck, grab, seize
informal yank

2‘she ripped Leo's note into tiny pieces’

SYNONYMS
tear, slit, cut, gash, cleave, slash, claw, savage, mangle, mutilate, hack
literary rend

noun

1‘a green corduroy jacket with a rip in the sleeve’

SYNONYMS
tear, slit, split, rent, laceration, cut, gash, slash

Phrases

    rip off

    ‘if our guests felt they'd been ripped off, we'd hear about it’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    swindle, fleece, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick, dupe, hoodwink, double-cross, gull

    short-change

    exploit, take advantage of, victimize

    informal

    do, diddle, con, bamboozle, rob, shaft, sting, have, bilk, rook, gyp, finagle, flimflam, put one over on, pull a fast one on, take for a ride, lead up the garden path, sell down the river, pull the wool over someone's eyes

    North American informal

    sucker, snooker, goldbrick, gouge, stiff, give someone a bum steer

    Australian informal

    pull a swifty on

    archaic

    cozen, chicane, sell