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tearing

noun

1 tearing

Shedding tears.

synonyms: lachrymation, lacrimation, watering.

Dutch: traanstroom
Polish: łzawienie



adjective

1 tearing

Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid:
— In a tearing rage.

synonyms: fierce, trigger-happy, vehement, violent.


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tear

noun

1 tear

A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands:
— His story brought tears to her eyes.

synonym: teardrop.

Roget 839: lament, lamentation; wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, moan, whine, whimper, sob, ... show more

Dutch: traan, waterlander, waterlanders
Polish: łza

2 tear

An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.

synonyms: rent, rip, snag, split.

Polish: przedarcie, rozdarcie

3 tear

An occasion for excessive eating or drinking.

synonyms: binge, bout, bust.

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Dutch: vreetbui, zuippartij

4 tear

The act of tearing.

Dutch: scheur
Polish: porwanie się

verb

1 tear

Separate or cause to separate abruptly:
— Tear the paper.

synonyms: bust, rupture, snap.

Roget 44: be disjoined &c.; come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces; peel off; get loose.    disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair; ... show more

Roget 825: be impatient etc. adj.; not be able to bear etc. 826; bear ill, wince, chafe, champ a bit; be in a stew etc. n.; be out of all patience, ... show more

Roget 274: move quickly, trip, fisk; speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle; scud, scuddle; scour, scour the plain; scamper; ... show more

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Dutch: doorscheuren, scheuren

2 tear

To separate or be separated by force.

Dutch: afscheuren

3 tear

Move quickly and violently.

synonyms: buck, charge, shoot, shoot down.

4 tear

Strip of feathers.

synonyms: deplumate, deplume, displume, pluck, pull.

Dutch: pluimen, plukken

5 tear

Fill with tears or shed tears.


Moby thesaurus: abrade, abrasion, amputate, assault, attack, autacoid, ax, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, ball the jack, barbarize, bark, barrel, bat, batter, bawling, bender, bile, binge ... show more.

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