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Definition of the verb tear out
What does tear out mean as a doing phrase?
- remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of tear out: draw out / extract / pull / pull out / pull up / rip out / take out
- more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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by Danny B. Draper, Peter A. Richards
Branch socket See Tear out wound. Branch structure within crown The arrangement of first order branches from the trunk. This may be considered as deliquescent and excurrent with some structures intergrading between the two. ( See Figure ...
Mandaic Dictionary (2012)
English Mandaic by Dakhil Shooshtary
Taste Taste teach point out Teacher Teacher Teaching Teaching teaching Teaching Teaching, Teal tear Tear tear Tear a part tear a part Tear asunder Tear out Tear out Tear out Tearing Tearing tears Tears Tears Technical Tel us, ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1849)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
To tear out, to pull or draw out by violence. To tear up, to rip up ; to remove from A fixed state by violence ; — r. it. to rave ; to rage ; to rant ; to move and act with turbulent violence ; — *. a rent or fissure. Tearer, ta'rur, t. One who rends or tears ...
On the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Also, a Supplement Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms and Phrases in ... Literature, Science, and Art, Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie
–To tear out, to pull or draw out by violence; as, to tear out the eyes.–To tear up, to rip up; to remove from a fixed state by violence; as, to tear up a floor; to tear up the foundations of government or order.
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Yard tear out
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Quotes about tear out
Breed up a crowand he will tear out your eyes.
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