Synonyms for tore
- pull apart
Antonyms for tore
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TORE
Then he stopped, tore off his shirt, and ripped it with his right hand and his teeth into strips.
All you had to do when you got it inside a man was to turn it round a bit, and the wound gaped and tore.
The bond was delivered to Fox, who tore it up and flung the pieces into the fire.
Well, I tore myself away from the dear place to get at my work.
He tore out the list and put it in his pocket; then he sat for a time, thinking.
The house is all tore up—we been tryin' t' clean house a little.
At the head of the stairs Linda took the cheque that she carried and tore it into bits.
He tore a narrow strip from the paper and sifted in a little tobacco.
Then they tore out the dam, rinsed the screen and spread it over a rock to dry.
John took the letter in his trembling fingers and tore it open.
1650s, mainly in American English, from tear (n.1). Related: Teared; tearing. Old English verb tæherian did not survive into Middle English.