Rip vs. Ria

Rip vs. Ria — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Rip and Ria

Ripnoun

A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.

Rianoun

A submergent coastal landform, often known as a drowned river valley

Ripnoun

A rip current.

Ripnoun

A dissolute person.

Ripnoun

An old or worthless horse.

Ripnoun

A tear (in paper, etc.).

Ripnoun

A type of tide or current.

Ripnoun

(Australia) A strong outflow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves.

Ripnoun

(slang) A comical, embarrassing, or hypocritical event or action.

Ripnoun

(slang) A hit (dose) of marijuana.

Ripnoun

A black mark given for substandard schoolwork.

Ripnoun

(slang) Something unfairly expensive, a rip-off.

Ripnoun

A wicker basket for fish.

Ripnoun

A worthless horse; a nag.

Ripnoun

An immoral man; a rake, a scoundrel.

Ripverb

(transitive) 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

Ripverb

(intransitive) To tear apart; to rapidly become two parts.

My shirt ripped when it was caught on a bramble.

Ripverb

(transitive) To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.

Ripverb

To move quickly and destructively.

Ripverb

(woodworking) To cut wood along (parallel to) the grain. Contrast crosscut.

Ripverb

To copy data from CD, DVD, Internet stream, etc. to a hard drive, portable device, etc.

Ripverb

To take a "hit" of marijuana.

Ripverb

(slang) To fart.

Ripverb

To mock or criticize (someone or something). (often used with on)

Ripverb

To steal; to rip off.

Ripverb

To move or act fast, to rush headlong.

Ripverb

(archaic) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; usually with up.

Ripverb

To surf extremely well.

Ripnoun

a dissolute man in fashionable society

Ripnoun

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;

there was a rip in his pantsshe had snags in her stockings

Ripnoun

a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Ripnoun

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something;

he gave the envelope a vigorous rip

Ripverb

tear or be torn violently;

The curtain ripped from top to bottompull the cooked chicken into strips

Ripverb

move precipitously or violently;

The tornado ripped along the coast

Ripverb

cut (wood) along the grain

Ripverb

criticize or abuse strongly and violently;

The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly