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Definition of "strip" []

  • To remove clothing or covering from. (verb-transitive)
  • To deprive of (clothing or covering). (verb-transitive)
  • To deprive of honors, rank, office, privileges, or possessions; divest. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove all excess detail from; reduce to essentials. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove equipment, furnishings, or supplementary parts or attachments from. (verb-transitive)
  • To take or pull (the covering, clothes, etc) off (oneself, another person, or thing) (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To remove all one's clothes (verb)
  • To perform a striptease (verb)
  • To denude or empty completely (verb)
  • To deprive (verb)
  • To rob or plunder (verb)
  • To remove (paint, varnish, etc) from (a surface, furniture, etc) by sanding, with a solvent, etc (verb)
  • To pull out the old coat of hair from (dogs of certain long- and wire-haired breeds) (verb)
  • To remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, etc) (verb)
  • To separate the two sides of a leaf from the stem of (tobacco, etc) (verb)
  • To draw the last milk from each of the teats of (a cow) (verb)
  • To dismantle (an engine, mechanism, etc) (verb)
  • To tear off or break (the thread) from (a screw, bolt, etc) or (the teeth) from (a gear) (verb)
  • To remove the accessories from (a motor vehicle) (verb)
  • To remove (the most volatile constituent) from (a mixture of liquids) by boiling, evaporation, or distillation (verb)
  • To combine (pieces of film or paper) to form a composite sheet from which a plate can be made (verb)
  • (in freight transport) to unpack (a container) (verb)
  • The act or an instance of undressing or of performing a striptease (noun)

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Use "strip" in a sentence
  • "Much has been made by some of how Canadian the strip is and I suppose with the constantly changing seasons there is a particularly distinct northern humor and sensibility."
  • "Martinned: Whether the PA in the Gaza strip is a sovereign is highly tricky."
  • "Whether the PA in the Gaza strip is a sovereign is highly tricky."