strip

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. divest, denude, decorticate, peel, skin, pull off; dismantle; plunder, fleece; dispossess, deprive; disrobe, undress; cut in strips. See stealing, divestment. —n. hue, stripe, bend, fillet, shred; lath, ribbon; slang, comic [strip]. See filament, narrowness, wit.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. tape, slip, shred; see band 1 , layer , piece 1 .
v.
1. [Undress]
Syn. divest, denude, bare, disrobe, become naked; see also undress .
2. [Remove]
Syn. displace, bare, remove, peel, dismantle, tear, lift off; see also peel , remove 1 , shred .
Syn.- strip implies the pulling or tearing off of clothing, outer covering, etc. and often connotes forcible or even violent action and total deprivation [ to strip paper off a wall, stripped of sham ] ; denude implies that the thing stripped is left exposed or naked [ land denuded of vegetation ] ; divest implies the taking away of something with which one has been clothed or invested [ an official divested of authority ] ; bare simply implies an uncovering or laying open to view [ to bare one's head in reverence ] ; dismantle implies the act of stripping a house, ship, etc. of all of its furniture or equipment [ a dismantled factory ]
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
length, cutting, piece, swath, band, section, segment, ribbon.
II
v.
1. undress disrobe, peel off, slip out of, shuck, bare, divest, remove one s clothing, doff, *drop one s drawers.
2. remove peel, decorticate, excoriate, pare, uncover.
3. deprive dispossess, rob, plunder.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To remove all the clothing from: disrobe, unclothe, undress. See PUT ON, SHOW. 2. To remove the skin of: decorticate, pare, peel, scale1, skin. See PUT ON. 3. To take or keep something away from: deprive, dispossess, divest, rob. See GIVE. 4. To make bare: bare, denude, disrobe, divest, expose, uncover. See PUT ON. 5. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war: depredate, despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, rape, ravage, sack2, spoliate. Archaic: harrow, spoil. See CRIMES, GIVE.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A long narrow piece, as of material: band1, bandeau, fillet, stripe. See MATTER.

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