rip and run definition, rip and run meaning | English dictionary

Collins

rip

  
[1]  
      vb   , rips, ripping, ripped  
1    to tear or be torn violently or roughly; split or be rent  
2    tr; foll by: off or out   to remove hastily, carelessly, or roughly  
they ripped out all the old kitchen units     
3    intr  
Informal   to move violently or precipitously; rush headlong  
4    intr; foll by: into  
Informal   to pour violent abuse (on); make a verbal attack (on)  
5    tr   to saw or split (wood) in the direction of the grain  
6    let rip   to act or speak without restraint  
      n  
7    the place where something is torn; a tear or split  
8       short for       ripsaw     (See also)        rip off       rip up  
     (C15: perhaps from Flemish rippen; compare Middle Dutch rippen to pull)  
  rippable      adj  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
See also:

rip, rip, rip, RIP

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
n.
go fast, move very quickly
n.
move very fast
v.
lead; run
quarterback a meeting
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents

head

Reverso Community

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"