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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun tears:

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Definition of the noun tears

What does tears mean as a name of something?


  1. the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)


  1. "Tears" is a 2000 South Korean film directed by Im Sang-soo. It tells the story of 4 runaway teenagers in the Garibong-dong district of Seoul and their struggles to survive the tough streets.
  2. "Tears" is a 2009 drama film directed by Cheng Wen-Tang and co- written with Cheng Jin-Fen and Chang I-Feng.
  3. "Tears" a.k.a. "The Last Concert" is a 1976 drama film written and directed by Luigi Cozzi.
  4. "Tears" is a 1998 drama and short film directed by Ivan Sen.
    • country: Australia
    • genre: Drama
    • released in (17 years ago)
    • award: - AACTA Award for Best Short Fiction Film nomination for Ivan Sen

Phrases with Tears

Phrases starting with the word Tears:

  1. Tears of wine
  2. Tears For Fears: Scenes From the Big Chair

Phrases ending with the word Tears:

  1. In Tears
  2. baby tears
  3. Shed Tears
  4. job's tears
  5. Apache tears
  6. baby's tears
  7. Angel's-Tears
  8. Queen's-Tears
  9. Vale of tears
  10. Maiden's Tears
  11. maiden's-tears
  12. crocodile tears
  13. Wild Job's Tears
  14. Arborescent Angel's-Tears

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tears

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Google previewAmazing Grains (1990)

Creating Vegetarian Main Dishes with Whole Grains by Joanne Saltzman

Job's tears is a distinct grain with each kernel announcing itself as you eat. It's worth...

GRAIN: Job's tears is the star of this dish, but millet, quinoa, rice, or buckwheat would also be good in this simple combination of ingredients. Check the ...

Google previewWon't He Do It! (2015)

by Rudolph McKissick

The Lord drying your tears means that God will not shield you always from having to deal with and go through challenging seasons and difficult situations. Here is the good news though: God will empower you in such a way that external ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

lacrimal relating to tears. L. apparatus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN

EDLUND See Also Elder Mistreatment: Overview Elder Neglect Integumentary System Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Skin Tears Internet Key Words Bruises Discoloration Fragile ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli

Type IC tears are of the ulnolunate or ulnotriquetral ligament at the carpal attachment. Type ID tears are radial sided with or without a sigmoid notch fracture . Type II tears are chronic and degenerative in nature, describing a spectrum of ...

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Video language resources about Tears

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View more videos about In Tears, Shed Tears, Apache tears, Tears of wine, Vale of tears, Trail of Tears, Crocodile Tears, Driven to Tears, Tears for Fears, and Tears of a Clown.

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Sign language

British Sign Language/ Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry on their Own

Shot in Camden Town, London, England. October 2014. Adaptation and traslation of song 'Tears Dry on their Own' of British Singer Amy Winehouse into British ...

Quotes about Tears

Rain tears falling make no sound- but
Rain tears wn’t wash the lies - though
Rain tears trickle to the ground, - but
Rain tears still seem flood my eyes (David Child)
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Scrabble value of T1E1A1R1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of TEARS

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