Tear in a sentence as a noun

Don't tear apart the details of what the author wrote.

If that's your business plan, tear it up and start over.

And buying someone's loan and tearing it up counts as a gift, and you have to pay tax on it.

HN is full of people --- most of whom have never built anything --- who tear new products down for sport.

There is nothing wrong with wanting to associate yourself with people who will build you up rather than tear you down.

Is everyone clear on why a dev environment which doesn't take 2 days to set up or tear down is a useful thing to have?

Tear in a sentence as a verb

As a creator, as an entrepreneur, as a hacker, if you tear down Facebook you're just tearing down yourself.

The result would tear apart well established theories that have been tested time and time again in thousands of different ways.

When people tell me that I should "do projects in my own free time to keep my skills sharp", it throws me into a fit of rage and makes me want to tear them a new one.

From what I have read, the NSA is a top tear team winning championships across the globe, with billions in research and development, and thousands of highly trained athletes, living and breathing this day in and day out.

Normally you can't dry out a gel and have it retain its shape because the liquid/gas interface during evaporation/boiling has enough surface tension to tear apart the microstructure of the gel.

Proper Noun Examples for Tear

[1]- Tear gassing and arresting reporters- Al-Jazera news crew was shot at and tear gassed [2]- No fly zone over all of Ferguson- Street level blockades & teargassing of porches to keep people inside- No badges, tags or any identifying marks on police- etc, etc,This is a disgrace for America and a wake up call for all of us.

Tear definitions


a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"

See also: teardrop


an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

See also: rent snag split


an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

See also: bust binge bout


the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"


separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

See also: rupture snap bust


to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"


move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

See also: shoot charge buck


strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"

See also: pluck pull deplume deplumate displume


fill with tears or shed tears; "Her eyes were tearing"