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  • v  take away possessions from someone
    The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  • v  get undressed
  • v  remove the surface from
  • v  remove substances from by a percolating liquid
  • v  lay bare
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
  • v  strip the cured leaves from
  • v  remove the thread (of screws)
  • v  remove a constituent from a liquid
  • v  take off or remove
  • v  draw the last milk (of cows)
  • v  remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
  • s  having only essential or minimal features
    a stripped new car
    a stripped-down budget
  • s  having everything extraneous removed including contents
  • s  with clothing stripped off

  • It was also stripped bare.
  • The President has shown a keen awareness of the symbolism of change: he stripped top politicians and former government officials of their perks and put the state's fleet of 134 .
  • David Chase stripped the show down, one unsentimentally eliminated character at a time, to its dark core: a study of a fascinating, evil man.
News & Articles

  • Listen To Alicia Keys Perform 'Brand New Me' On 'VH1 Storytellers'
    Listen to Alicia Keys' stripped-down rendition of "Brand New Me" on "VH1 Storytellers." Today is Friday, which means we're experiencing mixed emotions. Usually we're all like, "Friday! Weekend! Party!!!" (Actually, who we kidding? These days it's more like "Friday! Sleep! Takeout!") And while this Friday does mean we can stop working for a few days, [...]
    June 21, 2013 - MTV
  • Seattle police dismantle alleged chop shop, find missing teen
    Seattle police say a stripped down car in an alleyway tipped them off to a Beacon Hill chop shop and a runaway teenager.
    June 21, 2013 - KOMO Seattle
  • Denmark swimmer stripped of two worlds medals
    Danish swimmer Mads Glaesner will be stripped of gold and bronze medals from last year's world short-course championships because of a positive drug test.
    June 17, 2013 - Sports Illustrated

  • Mstislav Rostropovich in FOXNews
    They are wrong. Because Congress failed to act, it will be harder for our government to keep you safe from terrorist attack. At midnight, the attorney general and the director of national intelligence will be stripped of their power to authorize... President Bush International Herald Tribune Feb 16, 2008 95417 126761 stripped When Leonid Brezhnev stripped us of our citizenship in 1978, we were obliterated," Rostropovich recalled in a 1997 interview in Strad magazine. "Russia was in my heart _ in my mind. I suffered because I knew that until the day I died, I...

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