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ribbon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ribbon

  1. a long narrow piece of material <tied a silk ribbon in her hair> Synonyms list, strip, slipRelated Words slat; band, bandage, belt, binding, girth, strap, swatch, swath (or swathe), tape




ribbon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ribbon

  1. to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it <over the years the historic flag had become badly ribboned by the wind> Synonyms rend, tear, rip, rive, shred, tatterRelated Words break, cleave, rupture, split; cut, gash, incise, lacerate, slash; butcher, dismember, dissect, hack, mangle




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