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Synonyms for tear

Synonyms for tear

to separate or pull apart by force

to remove from a fixed position

tear down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

tear down: to make defamatory statements about

a hole made by tearing

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a drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes

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to fill with tears

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Synonyms for tear

a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

the act of tearing

to separate or be separated by force

strip of feathers

fill with tears or shed tears

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The List was put up by Liverpool Biennial - but has been torn down
Taylor also said he could not order the plant torn down because the plaintiffs never filed for an injunction that would have stopped construction of the plant while the case made its way through the courts.
"The Hitler house will be torn down. The foundations can remain but a new building will be erected.
THE Jungle refugee camp in Calais will be completely torn down soon, the town's mayor said last night.
Israeli Occupation Forcess (IOF) on Tuesday dawn have torn down the apartment of slain Bashar Masalha in Hijjeh village in Qalqilya district, northern West Bank.
"Tsipras and his government are leading the Greek people on a path of bitter abandonment and hopelessness," he said, adding Tsipras had "torn down the last bridges on which Greece and Europe could have moved towards a compromise".
by activists before being torn down by Israeli soldiers.
CATT CA LE DO NICELY Farmer Allan Moore shows off Diego's No paint job after his official sign was torn down. Picture: UGC
My heart goes out to Shirley Peabody regarding Grace Baptist Church in Baldwinville being sold, to be torn down so a Dunkin' Donuts can be built there ("Clock of doomed Baldwinville Baptist saved,'' Telegram & Gazette, July 13).
The citizens that protested against these modifications for fears that the as yet unfinished church of Ss Konstantin and Elena will be torn down in result, prevented the Council from holding its meeting Friday and are determined to keep it from meeting this week too, Dnevnik reports.
The Peninsula Plywood (Penny) mill, which dosed November 2011 after piling up a mountain of public debt is scheduled to be torn down beginning late December.
Some signs might fall off or be torn down, so you may not see them.
Long Island City's 5Pointz, the iconic, graffiti-covered factory along Jackson Avenue, may be torn down and replaced with two apartment high rises if building owner Jerry Wolkoff has his way.
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): The US Parliamentarians' office in the Capitol building is set to be torn down to build female members of Congress a restroom.