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Overview of noun tears

The noun tears has 1 sense

  • crying, weeping, tears -- (the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears")

Overview of noun tear

The noun tear has 4 senses

  • tear, teardrop -- (a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes")

  • rip, rent, snag, split, tear -- (an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings")

  • bust, tear, binge, bout -- (an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days")

  • tear -- (the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear")

Overview of verb tear

The verb tear has 5 senses

  • tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")

  • tear -- (to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars")

  • tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")

  • pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume -- (strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon")

  • tear -- (fill with tears or shed tears; "Her eyes were tearing")