Definition of strip away
- strip away the bark of a tree
- The editor stripped away repetitive sections of the essay.
: to remove clothing, covering, or surface matter from
: to deprive of possessions
: to divest of honors, privileges, or functions
: a long narrow piece of a material
: a long narrow area of land or water
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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