Translations for TEARtɪər

1

tear(verb)

(sometimes with off etc) to make a split or hole in (something), intentionally or unintentionally, with a sudden or violent pulling action, or to remove (something) from its position by such an action or movement

He tore the photograph into pieces; You've torn a hole in your jacket; I tore the picture out of a magazine.

2

tear(verb)

to become torn

Newspapers tear easily.

3

tear(noun)

a drop of liquid coming from the eye, as a result of emotion (especially sadness) or because something (eg smoke) has irritated it

tears of joy/laughter/rage.

4

tear(noun)

a hole or split made by tearing

There's a tear in my dress.

5

tear(verb)

to rush

He tore along the road.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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