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Princeton's WordNet

  1. band, banding, stripe(noun)

    an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

  2. stripe(noun)

    a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

  3. chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignia(noun)

    V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

    "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"

  4. stripe(noun)

    a kind or category

    "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"

  5. stripe, streak, bar(verb)

    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"

  6. stripe(verb)

    mark with stripes


  1. stripe(Noun)

    A long, straight region of a single colour.

  2. stripe(Noun)

    The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.

  3. stripe(Verb)

    To mark with stripes.

  4. stripe(Verb)

    To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.

  5. Origin: * (noun) From or stripe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stripe(noun)

    a line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground; hence, any linear variation of color or structure; as, a stripe, or streak, of red on a green ground; a raised stripe

  2. Stripe(noun)

    a pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colors, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance

  3. Stripe(noun)

    a strip, or long, narrow piece attached to something of a different color; as, a red or blue stripe sewed upon a garment

  4. Stripe(noun)

    a stroke or blow made with a whip, rod, scourge, or the like, such as usually leaves a mark

  5. Stripe(noun)

    a long, narrow discoloration of the skin made by the blow of a lash, rod, or the like

  6. Stripe(noun)

    color indicating a party or faction; hence, distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort; as, persons of the same political stripe

  7. Stripe(noun)

    the chevron on the coat of a noncommissioned officer

  8. Stripe(verb)

    to make stripes upon; to form with lines of different colors or textures; to variegate with stripes

  9. Stripe(verb)

    to strike; to lash

  10. Origin: [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG. striefen to glide, march.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stripe

    strīp, n. a blow, esp. one made with a lash, rod, &c.: a wale or discoloured mark made by a lash or rod: a line, or long narrow division of a different colour from the ground: kind, particular sort: striped cloth.—v.t. to make stripes upon: to form with lines of different colours.—adjs. Strīped, having stripes of different colours; Strī′py, stripelike. [Old Dut. strijpe, a stripe in cloth; Dut. streep, Low Ger. stripe, Ger. streif.]


  1. Stripe

    Stripe is a simple, developer-friendly way to accept payments online. They believe that enabling transactions on the web is a problem rooted in code, not finance, and they want to help put more websites in business.

Anagrams for stripe »

  1. priest

  2. ripest

  3. esprit

  4. sprite

  5. sitrep

How to pronounce stripe?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stripe in a Sentence

  1. Vander Plaats:

    I can’t believe Iowans of any stripe would endorse this keynote speaker.

  2. Ernest J. Gaines:

    Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything.

  3. Melissa Price:

    They're rainbow colored, some striped, some deep black with an orange stripe around them.

  4. Ron Dart:

    The objective of false prophets and teachers of whatever stripe is...the influence and control of the minds of men.

  5. Gaston Kroub:

    Sophisticated companies like Verizon understand that they could be approached by licensors of any stripe at any time.

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