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4 letters words from 'ripe'

PERI 6PIER 6
RIPE 6 

3 letters words from 'ripe'

IRE 3PER 5
PIE 5PIR 5
PRE 5REI 3
REP 5RIP 5

2 letters words from 'ripe'

ER 2PE 4
PI 4RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of ripe

ripe irpe rpie prie ipre pire riep irep reip erip ierp eirp rpei prei repi erpi peri epri iper pier iepr eipr peir epir

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ripe. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ripe.

Definitions and meaning of ripe

ripe

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɹaɪp/, /ɹaːɪp/
  • Rhymes: -aɪp

Etymology 1

From Middle English ripe, rype, from Old English rīpe (ripe, mature), from Proto-West Germanic *rīpī, from Proto-Germanic *rīpijaz, *rīpiz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reyb- (to snatch). Cognate with West Frisian ryp (ripe), Dutch rijp (ripe), German reif (ripe). Related to reap.

Alternative forms

  • rype (obsolete)

Adjective

ripe (comparative riper, superlative ripest)

  1. (of fruits, vegetables, seeds etc.) Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost
      So mayst thou live, till, like ripe fruit, thou drop / Into thy mother's lap.
  2. (of foods) Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow
  3. (figurative) Having attained its full development; mature; perfected
    Synonym: consummate
    • 1895, Henry James, The Altar of the Dead
      She was a feature of that piety, but even at the ripe stage of acquaintance in which they occasionally arranged to meet at a concert or to go together to an exhibition she was not a feature of anything else.
  4. (archaic) Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; -- said of sores, tumors, etc.
  5. Ready for action or effect; prepared.
    • 1988, Queensrÿche, Revolution Calling
      But the time is ripe for changes. There's a growing feeling. That taking a chance on a new kind of vision is due
    • 1705 (revised 1718), Joseph Addison, Remarks on Several Parts of Italy
      while things were just ripe for a war
    • 1775, Edmund Burke, Conciliation with America
      I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies.
  6. Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.
  7. (obsolete) Intoxicated.
    • 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act V, Scene 1,
      Alonso: And Trinculo is reeling-ripe: where should they / Find this grand liquor that hath gilded them? / How cam'st thou in this pickle?
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:drunk
  8. (law) Of a conflict between parties, having developed to a stage where the conflict may be reviewed by a court of law.
  9. Smelly: having a disagreeable odor.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:malodorous
Antonyms
  • unripe
Derived terms
Translations

Noun

ripe (plural ripes)

  1. (agriculture) A fruit or vegetable which has ripened.
Translations

Verb

ripe (third-person singular simple present ripes, present participle riping, simple past and past participle riped)

  1. To ripen or mature
    • 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II Scene 8
      [...] he [Antonio] answer'd, "Do not so;
      Slubber not business for my sake, Bassanio,
      But stay the very riping of the time;
      [...]
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English ripe, from Latin ripa.

Noun

ripe (plural ripes)

  1. The bank of a river.
Related terms
  • riparian

Etymology 3

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

ripe (third-person singular simple present ripes, present participle riping, simple past and past participle riped)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To search; to rummage.
Related terms
  • rip

Anagrams

  • Peri, peri, peri-, pier, prie

Finnish

Noun

ripe

  1. (chiefly in the plural) the leftovers, remains

Declension

Anagrams

  • peri, peri-, repi

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁip/
  • Homophones: ripes, ripent

Verb

ripe

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of riper
  2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of riper
  3. second-person singular imperative of riper

Anagrams

  • péri, pire, prie, prié

Italian

Noun

ripe f

  1. plural of ripa

Anagrams

  • peri, perì

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Of unknown origin (noun, sense 1); from the same origin as rive (noun sense 2 and verb)

Noun

ripe f or m (definite singular ripa or ripen, indefinite plural riper, definite plural ripene)

  1. (nautical) gunwale, edge
    Synonyms: båtripe, esing
  2. a scratch

Alternative forms

  • rip

Verb

ripe (imperative rip, present tense riper, passive ripes, simple past ripa or ripet or ripte, past participle ripa or ripet or ript, present participle ripende)

  1. to scratch, score
  2. to strike (a match)

References

  • “ripe” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “ripe_1” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “ripe_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “ripe_3” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Of unknown origin (noun, sense 1); from the same origin as rive (noun sense 2 and verb)

Noun

ripe f (definite singular ripa, indefinite plural riper, definite plural ripene)

  1. (nautical) gunwale, edge
    Synonyms: båtripe, esing
  2. a scratch

Alternative forms

  • rip

Verb

ripe (present tense ripar, past tense ripa, past participle ripa, passive infinitive ripast, present participle ripande, imperative rip)

  1. to scratch, score
  2. to strike (a match)

Alternative forms

  • ripa

References

  • “ripe” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *rīpī, from Proto-Germanic *rīpiz.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈriː.pe/

Adjective

rīpe

  1. ripe
  2. mature

Declension

Antonyms

  • unrīpe

Derived terms

  • rīpnes

Descendants

  • English: ripe

Portuguese

Verb

ripe

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of ripar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of ripar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of ripar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of ripar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RIPCORD, a cord to release a parachute.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)