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English noun: strip

1. strip (object) a relatively long narrow piece of something


SamplesHe felt a flat strip of muscle.


Broader (hypernym)part, piece


Narrower (hyponym)row

2. strip (artifact) artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material


Synonymsslip


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact


Narrower (hyponym)band, band, band, cramp, cramp iron, lead, leading, mullion, reef, ribbon, ring, screed, stay, tab, tape, typewriter ribbon, weather strip, weather stripping, weatherstrip, weatherstripping

3. strip (artifact) an airfield without normal airport facilities


Synonymsairstrip, flight strip, landing strip


Broader (hypernym)airfield, field, flying field, landing field


Narrower (hyponym)flare path


Part holonymrunway

4. strip (communication) a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book


Synonymscartoon strip, comic strip, funnies


Broader (hypernym)cartoon, sketch


Part holonymframe


Part meronymcomic book, newspaper, paper

5. strip (artifact) thin piece of wood or metal


Broader (hypernym)lumber, timber


Narrower (hyponym)batten, cleat, fingerboard, furring, furring strip, jackstraw, pale, picket, slat, spillikin, spline, spline, toothpick

6. strip (act) a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music


SamplesShe did a strip right in front of everyone.


Synonymsstrip show, striptease


Broader (hypernym)nude dancing


English verb: strip

1. strip (possession) take away possessions from someone


SamplesThe Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets.


ExamplesThey strip him of all his money


Synonymsdeprive, divest


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody of something


Broader (hypernym)take


Narrower (hyponym)bereave, clean, clean out, disarm, dispossess, expropriate, orphan, unarm, unclothe, unsex

2. strip (body) get undressed


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


ExamplesThey strip


Synonymsdiscase, disrobe, peel, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)take off


Narrower (hyponym)take off


Verb groupdisinvest, divest, strip, undress


Antonymsapparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, garb, garment, get dressed, raiment, tog, dress, fit out, habilitate

3. strip (contact) remove the surface from


SamplesStrip wood.


ExamplesThey strip the trees


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)bark, decorticate, deplumate, deplume, displume, pare, peel, pluck, pull, skin, skin, tear

4. strip (change) remove substances from by a percolating liquid


SamplesLeach the soil.


Synonymsleach


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

5. strip (change) lay bare


SamplesDenude a forest.


ExamplesThey strip the trees


Synonymsbare, denudate, denude


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clear


Narrower (hyponym)burn off, defoliate

6. strip (possession) steal goods; take as spoils


SamplesDuring the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners.


Synonymsdespoil, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take


Narrower (hyponym)deplume, displume

7. strip (contact) remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely


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


Synonymsclean


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody of something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

8. strip (contact) strip the cured leaves from


SamplesStrip tobacco.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

9. strip (change) remove the thread (of screws)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)smooth, smoothen

10. strip (change) remove a constituent from a liquid


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

11. strip (change) take off or remove


SamplesStrip a wall of its wallpaper.


Synonymsdismantle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

12. strip (change) draw the last milk (of cows)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)milk

13. strip (change) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes


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


ExamplesThey want to strip the prisoners


Synonymsdisinvest, divest, undress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Verb groupdiscase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress









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