strip away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystrip away
he/she/itstrips away
present participlestripping away
past tensestripped away
past participlestripped away
  1. 1
    to remove something that covers something
  2. 2
    to remove unnecessary things that hide what something is really like

    Strip away the jargon, and these ideas are just the same as the old ones.

See also main entry: strip