rip

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. tear, split, rend, slit, sever, part. See disjunction.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. rent, cleavage, split; see cut 2 , tear .
v.
Syn. tear, rend, split, cleave, rive, shred; see also cut 1 .
See Synonym Study at tear .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
tear, split, rend, slash, slit, cut, rift, rent, gash, hole.
II
v.
tear, split, rend, slash, slit, cut, sever, hack, divide, cleave, shred.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To separate or pull apart by force: rend, rive, run, split, tear1. See ASSEMBLE, HELP. 2. Informal. To move swiftly: bolt, bucket, bustle, dart, dash, festinate, flash, fleet, flit, fly, haste, hasten, hurry, hustle, pelt2, race, rocket, run, rush, sail, scoot, scour2, shoot, speed, sprint, tear1, trot, whirl, whisk, whiz, wing, zip, zoom. Informal: hotfoot. Slang: barrel, highball. Chiefly British: nip1. Idioms: get a move on, get cracking, go like lightning, go like the wind, hotfoot it, make haste, make time, make tracks, run like the wind, shake a leg, step (or jump) on it. See MOVE. II noun A hole made by tearing: rent2, run, tear1. See HELP.

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