tear

What are the hyponyms for tear?

Hyponyms for tear

rip split laceration piss-up rent rive shred lacerate tear up rend rip up cleave pull

Definitions for tear

  • verb - fill with tears or shed tears; "Her eyes were tearing"
  • noun - the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
  • noun - an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
  • verb - strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
  • verb - to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
  • verb - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
  • verb - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
  • noun - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
  • noun - an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  • Pronounciation of tear

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    Synonyms for tear

    bout teardrop split rip bust rent binge snag deplumate shoot pluck displume shoot down pull rupture charge deplume snap buck

    Antonyms for tear

    No antonyms found for tear.

    Holonyms for tear

    No holonyms found for tear.

    Hypernyms for tear

    separation drop gap revel drib revelry driblet opening separate rush speed cannonball along disunite hotfoot race bucket along cry divide hasten pelt along belt along weep strip part hie rush along step on it

    Meronyms for tear

    No meronyms found for tear.

    Sounds like tear

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