Meaning of “strip” - Learner’s Dictionary

strip

verb uk us /strɪp/ (present participle stripping, past tense and past participle stripped)
CLOTHES [ I, T ] (also UK strip off)

to remove all your clothes, or to remove all of someone else's clothes:

She was stripped and searched by the guards.
He stripped off his clothes and ran into the sea.
COVERING [ T ] (also strip off)

to remove a covering from the surface of something:

to strip paint/wallpaper off the wall

(Definition of “strip verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)