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strip1

 
pronunciation:
strIp
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part of speech: verb
inflections: strips, stripping, stripped
definition 1: to take off the outside covering or clothing from.
We stripped the house of paint.I stripped my clothes to go swimming.
synonyms:
undress
antonyms:
clothe, dress
similar words:
bare, flake, hull, husk, pare, peel, remove, scrape, skin
definition 2: to take away from.
War often strips people of all their possessions.
synonyms:
deprive
antonyms:
confer
similar words:
rob
definition 3: to clear out completely.
The thieves stripped the house of its furniture.
similar words:
gut, loot, plunder, raid, rob, sack
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