tear asunder

tear asunder
index force (break), rend

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  • tear asunder — tear to pieces, rip apart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asunder — adv. (formal) to rend, tear asunder * * * [ə sʌndə] tear asunder (formal) to rend …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tear — vb Tear, rip, rend, split, cleave, rive can all mean to separate forcibly one part of a continuous material or substance from another, or one object from another with which it is closely and firmly associated. Tear implies pulling apart or away… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tear — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun from the eyes ADJECTIVE ▪ angry, bitter, emotional ▪ There were angry tears in Lily s eyes. ▪ happy ▪ burning, f …   Collocations dictionary

  • tear — tear1 /tear/, n. 1. a drop of the saline, watery fluid continually secreted by the lacrimal glands between the surface of the eye and the eyelid, serving to moisten and lubricate these parts and keep them clear of foreign particles. 2. this fluid …   Universalium

  • tear — {{11}}tear (n.1) water from the eye, O.E. tear, from earlier teahor, tæhher, from P.Gmc. *takh , *tagr (Cf. O.N., O.Fris. tar, O.H.G. zahar, Ger. Zähre, Goth. tagr tear ), from PIE *dakru /*draku (Cf. L …   Etymology dictionary

  • tear — I n 1. teardrop, drop, droplet, bead, globule. v 2.(all of the eyes) water, well or fill up with tears, get moist or dewy or teary; secrete tears, shed tears, weep, gush, overflow. II v 1. rip, rend, reave, rive, pull apart; shred, rip or pull to …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • asunder — adv. Asunder is used with these verbs: ↑tear …   Collocations dictionary

  • to-tear — /tə , tŭ tārˈ/ transitive verb (pap (Spenser) to torneˈ) To tear in pieces ORIGIN: Pfx to asunder, and ↑tear2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • διασπᾶν — διασπάω tear asunder pres part act masc voc sg (doric aeolic) διασπάω tear asunder pres part act neut nom/voc/acc sg (doric aeolic) διασπάω tear asunder pres part act masc nom sg (doric aeolic) διασπᾶ̱ν , διασπάω tear asunder pres inf act (epic… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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