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unrip

[uhn-rip]
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verb (used with object), un·ripped, un·rip·ping.
  1. to undo by ripping; cut or tear open; rip; take apart or detach.
  2. to make known; disclose; reveal.

Origin of unrip

First recorded in 1505–15; un-2 + rip1
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Examples from the Web for unrip

Historical Examples

  • She scolded Denas for working so slowly, she made her unrip whatever she did.

    A Singer from the Sea

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • O, what a virgin longing I feel on me To unrip the seal, and read it!

  • He then asked me for my penknife and proceeded to unrip the bag, and took out of it a large piece of paper closely folded up.

  • They carried their search so far as to rummage the pockets of my old clothes, and even to unrip the linings.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete

    Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne


British Dictionary definitions for unrip

unrip

verb -rips, -ripping or -ripped (tr)
  1. to rip open
  2. obsolete to reveal; disclose
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