Ript vs Sipt - What's the difference?

ript | sipt |

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between ript and sipt

is that ript is (obsolete) (rip) while sipt is (obsolete) (sip).

As verbs the difference between ript and sipt

is that ript is (obsolete) (rip) while sipt is (obsolete) (sip).




  • (obsolete) (rip)

  • rip


    Etymology 1

    (etyl) rippen, from earlier ryppen ‘to pluck’, from (etyl) - ‘to break’.Wolfgang Pfeifer, ed., ''Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen , s.v. “raufen” (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbucher Vertrag, 2005), 1090. More at reave, rob.


    (en noun)
  • A tear (in paper, etc.).
  • A type of tide or current.
  • # (Australia) A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.
  • #* 2000 , Andrew Short, Beaches of the Queensland Coast: Cooktown to Coolangatta , page 38,
  • Rhythmic beaches consist of a rhythmic longshore bar that narrows and deepens when the rip' crosses the breaker, and in between broadens, shoals and approaches the shore. It does not, however, reach the shore, with a continuous '''rip''' feeder channel feeding the ' rips to either side of the bar.
  • #* 2005 , Paul Smitz, Australia & New Zealand on a Shoestring , Lonely Planet, page 466,
  • Undertows (or ‘rips'’) are the main problem. If you find yourself being carried out by a '''rip''', the important thing to do is just keep afloat; don?t panic or try to swim against the '''rip''', which will exhaust you. In most cases the current stops within a couple of hundred metres of the shore and you can then swim parallel to the shore for a short way to get out of the ' rip and make your way back to land.
  • #* 2010 , Jeff Wilks, Donna Prendergast, Chapter 9: Beach Safety and Millennium Youth: Travellers and Sentinels'', Pierre Benckendorff, Gianna Moscardo, Donna Pendergast, ''Tourism and Generation Y , page 100,
  • Given that a large number of all rescues conducted by Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) occur in rips' (a ' rip being a relatively narrow, seaward moving stream of water), this is critical surf-safety information (Surf Life Saving Australia, 2005).
  • (slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.
  • (slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.
  • (UK, Eton College) A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.
  • Synonyms


  • To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing; to tear off or out by violence.
  • to rip''' a garment; to '''rip up a floor
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=A canister of flour from the kitchen had been thrown at the looking-glass and lay like trampled snow over the remains of a decent blue suit with the lining ripped out which lay on top of the ruin of a plastic wardrobe.}}
  • To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.
  • My shirt ripped when it caught on a bramble.
  • To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.
  • * Granville
  • He'll rip the fatal secret from her heart.
  • (figurative) To move quickly and destructively.
  • * 2007 , Roger Baker, Emotional Processing (page 136)
  • On 18 November 1987 a horrific flash fire ripped through the escalators and ticket hall of King's Cross tube station, killing thirty people.
  • (woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.
  • (transitive, slang, computing) To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.
  • (slang, narcotics) To take a "hit" of marijuana.
  • (slang) To fart.
  • (US, slang) To mock or criticize.
  • (transitive, slang, chiefly, demoscene) To steal; to rip off.
  • * 2001 , "rex deathstar", Opensource on demoscene'' (discussion on Internet newsgroup '' )
  • opensource is a double-edged sword. while you have a chance of people using and improving on the code, you will also have the chance of lamers ripping it.
  • * 2002 , "Ray Norrish", Barbarian demo circa 1988?'' (on newsgroup ''alt.emulators.amiga )
  • To move or act fast, to rush headlong.
  • (archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up .
  • * Clarendon
  • They ripped up all that had been done from the beginning of the rebellion.
  • * Milton
  • For brethren to debate and rip up their falling out in the ear of a common enemy is neither wise nor comely.
    Derived terms
    * * to rip it up (ripping it up ) * *

    Etymology 2

    Compare Icelandic (hrip), a box or basket; perhaps akin to English corb. Compare ripier.


    (en noun)
  • A wicker basket for fish.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Etymology 3

    Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of .


    (en noun)
  • *1924 , (Ford Madox Ford), Some Do Not…'', Penguin 2012 (''Parade's End ), page 76:
  • *:If there were, in clubs and places where men talk, unpleasant rumours as to himself he preferred it to be thought that he was the rip , not his wife the strumpet.
  • Anagrams







  • (obsolete) (sip)

  • sip



    (en noun)
  • A small mouthful of drink
  • Verb

  • To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 5
  • He held out to me a bowl of steaming broth, that filled the room with a savour sweeter, ten thousand times, to me than every rose and lily of the world; yet would not let me drink it at a gulp, but made me sip it with a spoon like any baby.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=A waiter brought his aperitif, which was a small scotch and soda, and as he sipped it gratefully he sighed.
       ‘Civilized,’ he said to Mr. Campion. ‘Humanizing.’ […] ‘Cigars and summer days and women in big hats with swansdown face-powder, that's what it reminds me of.’}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Revenge of the nerds , passage=Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.}}
  • To drink a small quantity.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • [She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace; / Then, sipping , offered to the next in place.
  • To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • They skim the floods, and sip the purple flowers.
  • (Scotland, US, dated)
  • (Webster 1913)


    * nurse * See also

    See also

    * seep * siphon


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