Definition of Strip

1. Noun. A relatively long narrow piece of something. "He felt a flat strip of muscle"

Generic synonyms: Part, Piece
Specialized synonyms: Row

2. Verb. Take away possessions from someone. "They strip him of all his money"; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
Exact synonyms: Deprive, Divest
Specialized synonyms: Disarm, Unarm, Expropriate, Clean, Dispossess, Clean Out, Unclothe, Unsex, Orphan, Bereave
Generic synonyms: Take
Derivative terms: Deprivation, Deprivation, Divestiture

3. Noun. Artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material.

4. Verb. Get undressed. "They strip themselves"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
Exact synonyms: Discase, Disrobe, Peel, Strip Down, Uncase, Unclothe, Undress
Specialized synonyms: Take Off
Related verbs: Disinvest, Divest, Undress
Generic synonyms: Take Off
Derivative terms: Peeler, Stripper, Undress
Antonyms: Dress, Dress

5. Noun. An airfield without normal airport facilities.
Exact synonyms: Airstrip, Flight Strip, Landing Strip
Generic synonyms: Airfield, Field, Flying Field, Landing Field
Specialized synonyms: Flare Path
Terms within: Runway

6. Verb. Remove the surface from. "They strip the trees"; "Strip wood"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Pare, Peel, Skin, Bark, Skin, Decorticate, Deplumate, Deplume, Displume, Pluck, Pull, Tear

7. Noun. A sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book.
Exact synonyms: Cartoon Strip, Comic Strip, Funnies
Group relationships: Newspaper, Paper, Comic Book
Generic synonyms: Cartoon, Sketch
Terms within: Frame

8. Verb. Remove substances from by a percolating liquid. "Leach the soil"
Exact synonyms: Leach
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Leach

9. Noun. Thin piece of wood or metal.

10. Verb. Lay bare. "They strip the trees"; "Denude a forest"
Exact synonyms: Bare, Denudate, Denude
Generic synonyms: Clear
Specialized synonyms: Defoliate, Burn Off
Derivative terms: Denudation

11. Noun. A form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music. "She did a strip right in front of everyone"
Exact synonyms: Strip Show, Striptease
Generic synonyms: Nude Dancing
Derivative terms: Stripteaser

12. Verb. Steal goods; take as spoils. "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
Exact synonyms: Despoil, Foray, Loot, Pillage, Plunder, Ransack, Reave, Rifle
Generic synonyms: Take
Specialized synonyms: Deplume, Displume
Derivative terms: Despoiler, Despoilment, Despoliation, Loot, Looter, Looting, Pillage, Pillager, Pillaging, Plunder, Plunderer, Plundering

13. Verb. Remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely. "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
Exact synonyms: Clean
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

14. Verb. Strip the cured leaves from. "Strip tobacco"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Stripper

15. Verb. Remove the thread (of screws).
Generic synonyms: Smooth, Smoothen

16. Verb. Remove a constituent from a liquid.
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

17. Verb. Take off or remove. "Strip a wall of its wallpaper"
Exact synonyms: Dismantle
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Stripper, Stripping

18. Verb. Draw the last milk (of cows).
Generic synonyms: Milk

19. Verb. Remove (someone's or one's own) clothes. "They want to strip the prisoners "; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
Exact synonyms: Disinvest, Divest, Undress
Related verbs: Discase, Disrobe, Peel, Strip Down, Uncase, Unclothe, Undress
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Undress

Definition of Strip

1. v. t. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as, to strip a man of his possession, his rights, his privileges, his reputation; to strip one of his clothes; to strip a beast of his skin; to strip a tree of its bark.

2. v. i. To take off, or become divested of, clothes or covering; to undress.

3. n. A narrow piece, or one comparatively long; as, a strip of cloth; a strip of land.

Definition of Strip

1. Noun. a long, thin piece of a bigger item ¹

2. Noun. a series of drawings, a comic '''strip''' ¹

3. Noun. a landing strip ¹

4. Noun. a street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities ¹

5. Noun. (fencing) The fencing area, roughly 14 meters by 2 meters. ¹

6. Noun. (UK football) the uniform of a football team, or the same worn by supporters. ¹

7. Noun. shortened form of striptease. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To remove or take away. ¹

9. Verb. (usually intransitive) To take off clothing. ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive) To perform a striptease. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To completely take away, to plunder. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To remove the threads from a screw or the teeth from a gear. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To remove color from hair, cloth, etc. to prepare it to receive new color. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive bridge) To remove all cards of a particular suit from another player. (See also, strip-squeeze.) ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To empty (tubing) by applying pressure to the outside of (the tubing) and moving that pressure along (the tubing). ¹

16. Verb. (transitive) To milk a cow, especially by stroking and compressing the teats to draw out the last of the milk. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive) ¹

18. Verb. (television transitive) To run a television series at the same time daily (or at least on Mondays to Fridays), so that it appears as a strip straight across the weekly schedule. ¹

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Definition of Strip

1. to remove the outer covering from [v STRIPPED or STRIPT, STRIPPING, STRIPS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strip

strings attached
strings together
stringybark pine
strip (current term)
strip alert
strip away
strip bar
strip bars
strip cartoon
strip cartoons
strip club
strip clubs

Literary usage of Strip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"The contention of the plaintiff is that the strip is to be taken as extending around ... The strip is described as "around and immediately within the outer ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"The railroad company also alleged that the shoe company had such strip Inclosed by certain fences and was continually blocking said strip— "by placing ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The former describes the Public Land strip as •'bounded on the north by the States of Kansas and Colorado, on the east by the Indian Territory, ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"The decree then provides for the sale at public auction of such estate in remainder, excepting the strip, and of such life estate excepting the strip, ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1901)
"B. Quite soon, however, the strip and ground began to lose saturation, and to approximate each other in brightness, until, in cases of complete ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"His arms around him clash'd ; and to his side Bright Ajax ran to strip him of his mail. Then down the Trojans rain'da shower of spears, Sharp, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"^'hether a strip of land between a river and the meander line is an accretion may depend on the intention of the government in leaving such strip. ..."

8. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"By means of a small strip of metal, fashioned after Fig. ... The strip, Fig. 1, or the arrow, Fig. 3, can be made in a few minutes of tinned iron, brass, ..."

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