Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) tear, teardrop (a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands) "his story brought tears to her eyes"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) bust, tear, binge, bout (an occasion for excessive eating or drinking) "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
- S: (n) tear (the act of tearing) "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
- S: (v) tear, rupture, snap, bust (separate or cause to separate abruptly) "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
- S: (v) tear (to separate or be separated by force) "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
- S: (v) tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck (move quickly and violently) "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
- S: (v) pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume (strip of feathers) "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
- S: (v) tear (fill with tears or shed tears) "Her eyes were tearing"