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Noun tear has 4 senses
  1. tear, teardrop - a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
    --1 is a kind of drop, driblet
    --1 is a part of lacrimal secretion, lachrymal secretion
    --1 has substances: water, H2O
    Derived form: verb tear5
  2. 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"
    --2 is a kind of opening, gap
    Derived forms: verb tear2, verb tear1
  3. bust, tear, binge, bout - an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
    --3 is a kind of revel, revelry
    --3 has particulars: piss-up
  4. tear - the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
    --4 is a kind of
    --4 has particulars: laceration; rent, rip, split
    Derived forms: verb tear2, verb tear1
Verb tear has 5 senses
  1. tear, rupture, snap, bust - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
    --1 is one way to separate, disunite, divide, part
    Derived forms: noun tear4, noun tear2
    Sample sentence:
    They tear the sheets
  2. tear - to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
    --2 is one way to
    separate, disunite, divide, part
    Derived forms: noun tear4, noun tear2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
    --3 is one way to rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume - strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
    --4 is one way to strip
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. tear - fill with tears or shed tears; "Her eyes were tearing"
    --5 is one way to
    cry, weep
    Derived forms: noun tear1, noun tearing1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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