Meaning of RIP in English

RIP

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

rip/tear sth to bits

She grabbed the letter and ripped it to bits.

tear/rip open an envelope (= open it quickly and roughly )

My fingers trembled as I tore open the envelope.

tear/rip sth to shreds

The clothes were ripped to shreds and covered in blood.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

apart

Most of the craft had been cannibalized and ripped apart .

The bomb which ripped apart bus No. 18 in the capital hurled bodies as far as 50 yards.

To produce a sail he had ripped apart his military uniform.

Before our eyes the land is literally being ripped apart .

Three foxes were saved from being savagely ripped apart .

Some shoppers tell horror stories of plastic bags ripping apart as they carry a gallon jug of milk.

The centres of our old cities have been ripped apart to make way for it.

To reward him for this good behavior, I ripped apart the cedar waxwing and handed it to him in little pieces.

away

As the rocket staged the shield was finally ripped away from the rocket, taking the solar panel with it.

And they would rip away my cloak, exposing me to the crowd.

Half its face was ripped away , and its tongue and one ear were almost torn off.

A twenty-five-foot wave carrying huge pieces of concrete flattened schools and ripped away bridges.

Her clothing had been ripped away to the waist in the horrific attack, said police spokesman Shlomo Ben Hemo.

Interior walls, as much as possible, were ripped away .

down

Within seconds an aesthetic-looking gentleman was frantically beating off the attack as the great feet ripped down his waistcoat.

Fearfully, Seb drew closer and could see her dress had been ripped down from the neck to waist.

The man who had agreed with Clive grabbed Nina's jacket collar and tried to rip down her back.

off

What about the indigenous artists who are ripped off by these greedy con merchants?

Sometimes producers collude and consumers get ripped off .

Polly thought she lived in a bedsit and that she was being ripped off .

It turned out to be Paster, hanging by his feet with his skin ripped off .

These can be just those pieces which they find lying around the surface or they can be ripped off the growing plants.

Government spending is not just about irresponsible generations ripping off their descendants or leaving their children broke.

Before that, though, I opened a can of whole chicken and ripped off a leg dribbling with jelly.

Cabrera, 27, started ripping off her clothes and tried to rape her, she and Hernandez testified later.

open

They pierced the fabric of our universe; like a gunshot that ripped open the whole of space and time.

They ripped open the jugular vein, releasing an appalling rush of blood.

He threw off his load, unslung his Uzi and ripped open the door.

Impatiently she struggled out of her blue gaberdine suit and began to rip open the thick, shiny bags and the gleaming boxes.

Giving herself the advantage of surprise, she ripped open the door.

He ripped open one of the little silver foil packets and handed her the lubricated ring of rubber.

His hard knuckles ripped open the soft flesh over Luke's eye.

out

Some twentieth-century vandal had ripped out the latticed windows of number seventeen.

Every time I tried to pull myself up, my fistfuls of rockweed ripped out .

Retirements included George Gyngell who ripped out his seat mountings in the lively conditions.

Some one had ripped out the cables - more proof of attention to detail.

Not wanting to know these things, not wanting to see himself, Oedipus rips out his eyes.

All this had to be ripped out before any redecoration could get under way.

Many gardeners find it hard to rip out a perennial flower that has taken root.

up

Gina ripped up one of his articles.

I could see myself ripping up injunctions.

At ten o'clock in the morning a monster had ripped up the countryside, devastation littering its wake.

I felt like a plant ripped up by the roots.

They said whole fields were ripped up into the air!

She ripped up a sheet and put the rags between her legs and slept as much as she could.

I still think of this when I rip up an old vest for a piece of silver-polishing rag.

An orange ball of flame ripped up into the sky, bathing the deck in light like a miniature sun.

■ NOUN

bomb

Twelve people died after a bomb ripped through a busy underground passage at Moscow's Pushkin Square during the rush-hour last week.

The bomb which ripped apart bus No. 18 in the capital hurled bodies as far as 50 yards.

A bomb ripped apart the No. 18 bus on Jaffa Street early on a workday morning.

clothes

Devil woman ripped all my clothes off me, sort of thing.

Cabrera, 27, started ripping off her clothes and tried to rape her, she and Hernandez testified later.

Most men I know would be ripping my clothes off by now.

The blast - triggered when Alan lit his gas oven - had ripped off his clothes .

He gouged her cheek with a screwdriver, but failed to rip off her clothes .

heart

He said he wanted to rip Lewis's heart from his body.

Even the most banal of church hymns can rip your heart out at times like this.

Big Black ripped the heart out of several corners of music and were astonishing in their own right.

We think a bypass would rip the heart out of Scarisbrick, the village where we live and some farmers would be ruined.

piece

The power of the swells breaking now would rip him to pieces in seconds.

If you feel like writing a scathing letter and then ripping it into little pieces , do it!

As he had always suspected, she was just waiting and watching for an opportunity to rip him to pieces .

One ripped a piece of flesh out from my armpit.

I know that it is unnecessary to rip animals to pieces to preserve the balance of nature.

If piranhas can rip a horse to pieces in no time, surely even a seven foot long otter offers little challenge?

She ripped him into little pieces .

We're all ripping each other to pieces here Voice over Back in the tasting room they were still hard at it.

shirt

She ripped her shirt from her jeans and her hands held Lucy's head like fine porcelain.

This girl ripped my shirt off and then went for my trousers.

Boateng went berserk, ripping Johnson's shirt in a nasty scrap.

When he re-emerged he was ripping his shirt off - it was my shirt, too.

shred

His silk ballooned, ripping into shreds .

I can recall that my command tent was ripped to shreds .

For him there is nothing but mangled meat and pulverised potatoes, ripped to shreds by his incompetent cutlery.

Its springtime for President Bill Clinton as he watches his Republican challengers rip each other to shreds .

One could hardly wear garments that were ripped to shreds and spattered with blood.

And the politicians, thank goodness, have only so much money with which to rip each other to shreds .

■ VERB

let

They had followed, and he had let his feelings rip when the driver had lost the taxi at a traffic light.

want

He said he wanted to rip Lewis's heart from his body.

If critics want to rip me for that, so be it!

I want to rip them up, stamp on them, throw them out the window.

He wanted to rip it out of the wall.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pull/rip/tear sb/sth to pieces

And having got under them, he can't half tear them to pieces .

Brandon Thomas opted to unveil his Aunt away from London fearful that the capital's theatre critics would tear it to pieces .

He was thrown from his chariot and his horses tore him to pieces and devoured him.

I had been given the power to obliterate, to steal a body from its grave and tear it to pieces .

If Hyde returns while I am writing this confession, he will tear it to pieces to annoy me.

They will tear you to pieces .

We are lost, for they will surely tear us to pieces with their sharp claws.

smash/rip/tear sth to pieces

And having got under them, he can't half tear them to pieces .

Brandon Thomas opted to unveil his Aunt away from London fearful that the capital's theatre critics would tear it to pieces .

He was thrown from his chariot and his horses tore him to pieces and devoured him.

I had been given the power to obliterate, to steal a body from its grave and tear it to pieces .

If Hyde returns while I am writing this confession, he will tear it to pieces to annoy me.

Telling me the strangest things sometimes, evil things - till I want to shout out or smash them to pieces .

We are lost, for they will surely tear us to pieces with their sharp claws.

tear/rip sth to shreds

And the politicians, thank goodness, have only so much money with which to rip each other to shreds .

Its springtime for President Bill Clinton as he watches his Republican challengers rip each other to shreds .

Other than the chance to rip it to shreds .

The agony of such a torment would tear her to shreds .

They didn't have a humidifier and it's torn my voice to shreds .

They snarled at them as if they were criminals and took their papers as if they'd like to tear them to shreds .

They would have torn Corbett to shreds if the grille had been raised.

Within two years, other researchers had torn it to shreds .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Beth excitedly ripped open the package.

I ripped my skirt on a broken chair.

My zipper was stuck, and the material around it ripped as I pulled on it.

Stop pulling my dress! You'll rip it!

Tom heard his shorts rip as he climbed over the gate.

We both fell and I heard his shirt rip .

You can see where the label has been ripped out.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Athelstan carefully ripped the canvas open with the small knife he always carried.

He grabbed his daughter's long sleeve, but she jerked away, ripping the flower-embroidered linen, towards the other table.

He wanted to rip it out of the wall.

If you feel like writing a scathing letter and then ripping it into little pieces, do it!

One summer she frizzed her hair and took to wearing designer ripped leans.

Sometimes it thickened and pulsed with blood and felt like it was going to rip something.

The hornets' nest was ripped from the branch as the strip passed by.

The impact caused my fistfuls of weed to rip off the rock with a sickening, slimy, ripping sound.

II. noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A rip in a repair worker's protective suit increases the risk of getting a shock as they work on the electricity lines.

Anne's jacket has a rip in it.

The rips in the boat's old sails had been patched again and again.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Gives it a smash, gives it a rip .

His hands were scratched and dusty and there were small rips in his sweater.

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