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unrip

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

First recorded in 1505–15; un-2 + rip1
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How to use unrip in a sentence

  • 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.

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

    A Singer from the Sea|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • 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
/ (ʌnˈrɪp) /

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