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English definition of “rip”

rip

verb
 
 
/rɪp/ (present participle ripping, past tense and past participle ripped)
B2 [I, T] to tear quickly and suddenly, or to tear something quickly and suddenly: She ripped her dress getting off her bike. He ripped open the parcel.Tearing and breaking into pieces
rip sth out/off/from, etc to remove something by pulling it away quickly: Hedges had been ripped out to make larger fields.Tearing and breaking into piecesRemoving and extracting
[T] to copy information from a CD onto an MP3 player (= a piece of electronic equipment or a computer program for storing music) Copying and copiesForgery
(Definition of rip verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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