Ripped
Rip Rip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ripped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ripping}.] [Cf. AS. r[=y]pan, also Sw. repa to ripple flax, D. repelen, G. reffen, riffeln, and E. raff, raffle. Cf. {Raff}, {Ripple} of flax.] 1. To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; -- commonly used with up, open, off. [1913 Webster]

2. To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing. [1913 Webster]

He 'll rip the fatal secret from her heart. --Granville. [1913 Webster]

3. To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; -- usually with up. [1913 Webster]

They ripped up all that had been done from the beginning of the rebellion. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

For brethern to debate and rip up their falling out in the ear of a common enemy . . . is neither wise nor comely. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber. [1913 Webster]

{Ripping chisel} (Carp.), a crooked chisel for cleaning out mortises. --Knight.

{Ripping iron}. (Shipbuilding) Same as {Ravehook}.

{Ripping saw}. (Carp.) See {Ripsaw}.

{To rip out}, to rap out, to utter hastily and violently; as, to rip out an oath. [Colloq.] See {To rap out}, under {Rap}, v. t. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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