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stripe 1

 (strīp)
n.
1.
a. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
b. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
c. A fabric having such a pattern.
2. A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
3. Sort; kind: "All Fascists are not of one mind, one stripe" (Lillian Hellman).
tr.v. striped, strip·ing, stripes
To mark with stripes or a stripe.

[Middle English, possibly from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German strīpe.]

stripe 2

 (strīp)
n. Archaic
A stroke or blow, as with a whip.

[Middle English.]

stripe

(straɪp)
n
1. a relatively long band of distinctive colour or texture that differs from the surrounding material or background
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a fabric having such bands
3. (Military) a strip, band, or chevron of fabric worn on a military uniform, etc, esp one that indicates rank
4. chiefly US and Canadian kind; sort; type: a man of a certain stripe.
vb
(tr) to mark with a stripe or stripes
[C17: probably from Middle Dutch strīpe; related to Middle High German strīfe, of obscure origin]

stripe

(straɪp)
n
a stroke from a whip, rod, cane, etc
[C15: perhaps from Middle Low German strippe; related to stripe1]

stripe1

(straɪp)

n., v. striped, strip•ing. n.
1. a narrow band differing in color, material, or texture from the background parts.
2. a fabric or material containing such bands.
3. a strip of braid, tape, or the like.
4. variety; sort: a person of a different stripe.
v.t.
5. to mark or furnish with stripes.
Idioms:
earn one's stripes, to gain experience.
[1620–30; < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German strīpe; see strip2, stripe2]

stripe2

(straɪp)

n.
a stroke with a whip or rod.
[1400–50; late Middle English; obscurely akin to stripe1]

stripe


Past participle: striped
Gerund: striping

Imperative
stripe
stripe
Present
I stripe
you stripe
he/she/it stripes
we stripe
you stripe
they stripe
Preterite
I striped
you striped
he/she/it striped
we striped
you striped
they striped
Present Continuous
I am striping
you are striping
he/she/it is striping
we are striping
you are striping
they are striping
Present Perfect
I have striped
you have striped
he/she/it has striped
we have striped
you have striped
they have striped
Past Continuous
I was striping
you were striping
he/she/it was striping
we were striping
you were striping
they were striping
Past Perfect
I had striped
you had striped
he/she/it had striped
we had striped
you had striped
they had striped
Future
I will stripe
you will stripe
he/she/it will stripe
we will stripe
you will stripe
they will stripe
Future Perfect
I will have striped
you will have striped
he/she/it will have striped
we will have striped
you will have striped
they will have striped
Future Continuous
I will be striping
you will be striping
he/she/it will be striping
we will be striping
you will be striping
they will be striping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been striping
you have been striping
he/she/it has been striping
we have been striping
you have been striping
they have been striping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been striping
you will have been striping
he/she/it will have been striping
we will have been striping
you will have been striping
they will have been striping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been striping
you had been striping
he/she/it had been striping
we had been striping
you had been striping
they had been striping
Conditional
I would stripe
you would stripe
he/she/it would stripe
we would stripe
you would stripe
they would stripe
Past Conditional
I would have striped
you would have striped
he/she/it would have striped
we would have striped
you would have striped
they would have striped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stripe - an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or materialstripe - an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
cigar band - a narrow paper band around a cigar
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
hatband - a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
neckband - a band around the collar of a garment
pinstripe - a very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
2.stripe - a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
3.stripe - V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and servicestripe - V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
4.stripe - a kind or category; "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
5.stripe - a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the backgroundstripe - a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
marking - a pattern of marks
banding, stria, striation, band - a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
Verb1.stripe - mark with stripes
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

stripe

noun band, line, streak, marking, mark, rule, score, bar, flash, blaze a white stripe down the sides

stripe

noun
1. A long narrow piece, as of material:
2. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members:
Informal: persuasion.
verb
To mark with a line or band, as of different color or texture:
Translations
تَخْطِيطتَخْطيط، خُطوطشارَه، رُتْبَه
pruhprýmek
stribedistinktion
raita
pruga
sáv
einkennisrendurrönd, rák
줄무늬
antsiuvasdryžisjuostuotas
joslasvītrauzšuve
prámik
proga
rand
แถบสี
sọc

stripe

[straɪp]
A. N
1. (= line) → raya f, lista f; (on flag etc) → franja f
2. (Mil) → galón m
3. (o.f.) (= lash) → azote m; (= weal) → cardenal m
4. (esp US) (= kind, sort) of the worst stripede la peor calaña
B. VTrayar, listar (with de)

stripe

[ˈstraɪp]
n
[colour] → rayure f stripes
npl (MILITARY, POLICE)galons m
to earn one's stripes (fig)gagner ses galons

stripe

n
Streifen m
(Mil) → (Ärmel)streifen m, → Winkel m; to gain or get/lose one’s stripesbefördert/degradiert werden
(old: = stroke) → Schlag m, → Hieb m
(US: = kind, of politics) → Färbung f, → Richtung f; (of character, opinion)Art f, → Schlag m
stripes pl (US inf: = prison uniform) → Sträflingsanzug m (inf)

stripe

[straɪp] n
a.riga, striscia
white with green stripes → bianco/a a strisce verdi
b. (Mil) → gallone m

stripe

(straip) noun
1. a band of colour etc. The wallpaper was grey with broad green stripes; A zebra has black and white stripes.
2. a (usually V-shaped) badge worn on an army uniform to show rank.
striped adjective
having stripes. a striped shirt; blue-and-white-striped curtains.
ˈstripy adjective
covered with stripes. A tiger has a stripy coat.

stripe

تَخْطِيط pruh stribe Streifen ρίγα raya raita rayure pruga striscia 줄무늬 streep stripe pas listra, risca полоса rand แถบสี şerit sọc 条纹
References in classic literature ?
It has also been asserted that the stripe on each shoulder is sometimes double.
There was never stripe nor bar upon his hide in those good days when this the Jungle was new.
Two broad stripes of tattooing, diverging from the centre of his shaven crown, obliquely crossed both eyes--staining the lids--to a little below each ear, where they united with another stripe which swept in a straight line along the lips and formed the base of the triangle.
Then the huntsman said, 'Give the old one stripes three times a day and hay once; give the next (who was the servant-maid) stripes once a day and hay three times; and give the youngest (who was the beautiful lady) hay three times a day and no stripes': for he could not find it in his heart to have her beaten.
Wherefore, bind the heathen crew, and bestow on them a small matter of stripes apiece, as earnest of our future justice.
It would require a pretty good scholar in arithmetic to tell how many stripes he had inflicted, and how many birch rods he had worn out, during all that time, in his fatherly tenderness for his pupils.
The penalty was State imprisonment, the stripes and the lockstep.
The handkerchief is a large one, blue with red stripes and the cap is an old Basque cap, like the one you are wearing now.
No, certainly not," said Merlin; "here, this minute, and on the spot, the matter must be settled; either Dulcinea will return to the cave of Montesinos and to her former condition of peasant wench, or else in her present form shall be carried to the Elysian fields, where she will remain waiting until the number of stripes is completed.
The other was a great Tiger with purple stripes around his lithe body, powerful limbs, and eyes that showed through the half closed lids like coals of fire.
I made them of the nicest rags, and braided them in stripes.
An' now he's got to wear the stripes for twenty years.