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

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

      short-change

      exploit, take advantage of, victimize

      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

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

      Australian

      pull a swifty on

      archaic

      cozen, chicane, sell