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Jodie ripped the letter open.
Stop pulling my shirt – you'll rip it.
Her skirt was ripped to shreds.
I ripped my jeans on a sharp nail.
The dog went wild, ripping at the tablecloth.
This is the American English definition of rip. View British English definition of rip.