"strips" in the noun sense
a relatively long narrow piece of something
"he felt a flat strip of muscle"
2. strip, slip
artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
3. airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip
an airfield without normal airport facilities
4. comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funnies
a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
thin piece of wood or metal
6. strip, striptease, strip show
a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
"she did a strip right in front of everyone"
"strips" in the verb sense
1. deprive, strip, divest
take away possessions from someone
"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
2. undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel
"please don't undress in front of everybody!"
"She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
remove the surface from
4. leach, strip
remove substances from by a percolating liquid
"leach the soil"
5. denude, bare, denudate, strip
"denude a forest"
6. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray
steal goods take as spoils
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
7. clean, strip
remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"
"The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
strip the cured leaves from
remove the thread (of screws)
remove a constituent from a liquid
11. strip, dismantle
take off or remove
"strip a wall of its wallpaper"
draw the last milk (of cows)
13. strip, undress, divest, disinvest
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
"The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"
"She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"
"He disinvested himself of his garments"
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