Definitions of tear:
  • noun:   the act of tearing
    Example: "He took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
  • noun:   a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    Example: "His story brought tears to her eyes"
  • noun:   an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
  • noun:   an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
  • verb:   move quickly and violently
  • verb:   fill with tears or shed tears
    Example: "Her eyes were tearing"
  • verb:   to separate or be separated by force
  • verb:   separate or cause to separate abruptly
    Example: "Tear the paper"
  • verb:   strip of feathers
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49083)

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