To separate or pull apart by force
To remove from a fixed position
To move swiftly
To fill with tears
A hole made by tearing
A drinking bout
A drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes
A fit of crying.
To pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible
To make defamatory statements about
A tear slipped down her cheek.
Her voice broke and a tear slid down her face.
I already knew you could tear people's heads off.
She blinked back a tear, but it escaped and slid down her cheek.
"I can't tear myself to pieces," the doctor was saying.