Cut and Rip


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Cut verb – To penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife).
Usage example: I cut my hand on a piece of broken glass

Rip is a synonym for cut in incision topic. In some cases you can use "Rip" instead the word "Cut" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like break down, tear, sever.
Nearby Words: cutting, cutter, cutout
Synonyms for Cut


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Rip verb – To cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it.
Usage example: the dog ripped the sleeve of my shirt by grabbing it with his teeth

Cut is a synonym for rip in tear topic. You can use "Cut" instead the word "Rip" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as action, break down.
Nearby Words: ripped, ripping, ripper
Synonyms for Rip

How words are described

long long cut long rip
direct direct cut direct rip
original original cut original rip
top top cut top rip
Other adjectives: single, small, actual, large, tiny, bad, quick, available.

Common collocations

power cut power rip power
people cut people rip people
body cut body rip body
flesh cut flesh rip flesh
Other nouns: way, face, open, head, hole, throat, anyone, pieces, holes, enemies, throats.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Katekyo Hitman Reborn! The anime also never shows any blood, so you see people staggering around like they're mortally wounded when all you can see is a tiny cut or a rip on their clothing.
  • Music / Accept Fast as a shark he'll cut out of the darkHe's a killer — he'll rip out your heartOn a one way track and you're not coming back'cause the killer's on the attack!
  • A well-known part in Final Fantasy VII where Cloud, Tifa and Aeris threaten the resident pimp Don Corneo while likewise interrogating him by telling him they'll "cut", "rip" and "smash them" in turn.
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