Textual thesaurus for "tear"

(noun) binge, bust, bout

an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

they went on a bust that lasted three days

(noun) teardrop

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

his story brought tears to her eyes

(noun) rip, rent, split, snag

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

there was a rip in his pants; she had snags in her stockings

(verb) deplumate, deplume, displume, pull, pluck

strip of feathers

pull a chicken; pluck the capon

(verb) rupture, snap, bust

separate or cause to separate abruptly

The rope snapped; tear the paper

(verb) shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

move quickly and violently

The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office