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Definition 1: burst out with a violent or profane utterance - [verb of communication]

Samples where rip out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ripped out a vicious oath
  • ripped out with an oath

(rip out is a kind of ...) give sudden release to an expression

"We burst out laughing" "`I hate you,' she burst out"

Definition 2: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense - [verb of contact]

Samples where rip out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pull weeds
  • extract a bad tooth
  • take out a splinter
  • extract information from the telegram

Synonyms for rip out in the sense of this definition

(rip out is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of rip out ) extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing

"wring out the washcloth"

(... is a kind of rip out ) extract information from a modulated carrier wave

(... is a kind of rip out ) remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

"She had her eyebrows threaded"

(rip out has a similar meaning as ...) bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

"draw a weapon" "pull out a gun" "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"

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