Synonyms of rip in English:


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See UK English definition of rip

See Spanish definition of rasgar


1‘the man threatened to rip the posters down’

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’

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


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

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


    rip off

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

    swindle, fleece, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick, dupe, hoodwink, double-cross, gull
    exploit, take advantage of, victimize
    informal do, diddle, con, bamboozle, rob, shaft, sting, have, bilk, rook, 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