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Definition 1: a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music - [noun denoting act]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she did a strip right in front of everyone

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) erotic dancing with little or no clothing

Definition 2: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of strip ) a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening

"he used a piece of tape for a belt" "he wrapped a tape around the package"

(... is a kind of strip ) a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it

"pull the tab to open the can" "files with a red tab will be stored separately" "the collar has a tab with a button hole" "the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"

(... is a kind of strip ) a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)

(... is a kind of strip ) an accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete

(... is a kind of strip ) a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter

(... is a kind of strip ) a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)

(... is a kind of strip ) thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing

(... is a kind of strip ) one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind

(... is a kind of strip ) a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together

(... is a kind of strip ) a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration

(... is a kind of strip ) a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)

(... is a kind of strip ) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

(... is a kind of strip ) a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold

Definition 3: an airfield without normal airport facilities - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) a place where planes take off and land

(... is a kind of strip ) an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing

(strip is a part of ...) a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land

Definition 4: thin piece of wood or metal - [noun denoting artifact]

(strip is a kind of ...) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material

(... is a kind of strip ) pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth

(... is a kind of strip ) a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines

(... is a kind of strip ) a thin strip (wood or metal)

(... is a kind of strip ) a wooden strip forming part of a fence

(... is a kind of strip ) a thin strip of wood used in playing the game of jackstraws

(... is a kind of strip ) strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard

(... is a kind of strip ) a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers

(... is a kind of strip ) a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached

(... is a kind of strip ) a strip fixed to something to hold it firm

Definition 5: a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine

(strip is a part of ...) a single drawing in a comic strip

(... is part of strip) a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements

"he read his newspaper at breakfast"

(... is part of strip) a magazine devoted to comic strips

Definition 6: a relatively long narrow piece of something - [noun denoting object]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he felt a flat strip of muscle

(strip is a kind of ...) a portion of a natural object

"they analyzed the river into three parts" "he needed a piece of granite"

(... is a kind of strip ) a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally)

"a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds" "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"

Definition 7: get undressed - [verb of body]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • please don't undress in front of everybody!
  • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) take away or remove

"Take that weight off me!"

(... is a kind of strip ) remove clothes

"take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"

(strip has a similar meaning as ...) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes

"The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim" "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes" "He disinvested himself of his garments"

Definition 8: draw the last milk (of cows) - [verb of change]

(strip is a kind of ...) take milk from female mammals

"Cows need to be milked every morning"

Definition 9: take off or remove - [verb of change]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strip a wall of its wallpaper

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip 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"

Definition 10: remove a constituent from a liquid - [verb of change]

(strip 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"

(strip belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 11: remove the thread (of screws) - [verb of change]

(strip is a kind of ...) make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

"smooth the surface of the wood"

Definition 12: lay bare - [verb of change]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • denude a forest

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) remove

"clear the leaves from the lawn" "Clear snow from the road"

(... is a kind of strip ) strip the leaves or branches from

"defoliate the trees with pesticides"

(... is a kind of strip ) clear land of its vegetation by burning it off

Definition 13: remove substances from by a percolating liquid - [verb of change]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • leach the soil

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip 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"

Definition 14: remove (someone's or one's own) clothes - [verb of change]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim
  • She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
  • He disinvested himself of his garments

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip 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"

(strip has a similar meaning as ...) get undressed

"please don't undress in front of everybody!" "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"

Definition 15: remove the surface from - [verb of contact]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strip wood

(strip 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 strip ) strip the skin off

"pare apples"

(... is a kind of strip ) remove the bark of a tree

(... is a kind of strip ) remove the outer layer of

"decorticate a tree branch"

(... is a kind of strip ) strip of feathers

"pull a chicken" "pluck the capon"

Definition 16: strip the cured leaves from - [verb of contact]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strip tobacco

(strip 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"

Definition 17: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely - [verb of contact]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The boys cleaned the sandwich platters
  • The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip 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"

Definition 18: steal goods; take as spoils - [verb of possession]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) take by force

"Hitler took the Baltic Republics" "The army took the fort on the hill"

(... is a kind of strip ) strip of honors, possessions, or attributes

Definition 19: take away possessions from someone - [verb of possession]

Samples where strip or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets

Synonyms for strip in the sense of this definition

(strip is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

(... is a kind of strip ) take away the weapons from; render harmless

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive of parents

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive of sex or sexual powers

(... is a kind of strip ) strip

"unclothe your heart of envy"

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive completely of money or goods

"The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive of the possession of real estate

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.

"The other players cleaned him completely"

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive of possessions

"The Communist government expropriated the landowners"

(... is a kind of strip ) deprive through death

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