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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rend, rip, rive, pull(verb)

    tear or be torn violently

    "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, cleave, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, pull, perpetrate, split, deplume, pull out, rive, commit, attract, take out, draw in

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rend

    Rend and tear are applied to the separating of textile substances into parts by force violently applied (rend also to frangible substances), tear being the milder, rend the stronger word. Rive is a wood-workers' word for parting wood in the way of the grain without a clean cut. To lacerate is to tear roughly the flesh or animal tissue, as by the teeth of a wild beast; a lacerated wound is distinguished from a wound made by a clean cut or incision. Mangle is a stronger word than lacerate; lacerate is more superficial, mangle more complete. To burst or rupture is to tear or rend by force from within, burst denoting the greater violence; as, to burst a gun; to rupture a blood-vessel; a steam-boiler may be ruptured when its substance is made to divide by internal pressure without explosion. To rip, as usually applied to garments or other articles made by sewing or stitching, is to divide along the line of a seam by cutting or breaking the stitches; the other senses bear some resemblance or analogy to this; as, to rip open a wound. Compare BREAK.

    Synonyms:
    break, burst, cleave, lacerate, mangle, rip, rive, rupture, sever, slit, sunder, tear

    Antonyms:
    heal, join, mend, reunite, secure, sew, solder, stitch, unite, weld

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rend

    Synonyms:
    tear, lacerate, divide, separate, split, disintegrate, disunite, rive, tear asunder

    Antonyms:
    repair, place, patch, conserve, unite, perpetuate, continuate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    break, sever, dissever, rive, shiver, cleave, split, crack, snap, burst, fracture, lacerate, dilacerate, tear, tear asunder, break asunder

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