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[uhn-rip] /ʌnˈrɪp/
verb (used with object), unripped, unripping.
to undo by ripping; cut or tear open; rip; take apart or detach.
to make known; disclose; reveal.
Origin of unrip
1505-15; un-2 + rip1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She scolded Denas for working so slowly, she made her unrip whatever she did.

    A Singer from the Sea Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • O, what a virgin longing I feel on me To unrip the seal, and read it!

  • They carried their search so far as to rummage the pockets of my old clothes, and even to unrip the linings.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  • He then asked me for my penknife and proceeded to unrip the bag, and took out of it a large piece of paper closely folded up.

    Letters of George Borrow George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for unrip


verb (transitive) -rips, -ripping, -ripped
to rip open
(obsolete) to reveal; disclose
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