Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tearing

1 sense of tearing

Sense 1
lacrimation, lachrymation, tearing, watering -- (shedding tears)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tear

5 senses of tear

Sense 1
tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")
       => separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")
          Phrasal Verb-> tear up#1; tear apart#1; tear down#1

Sense 2
tear -- (to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars")
       => separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")

Sense 3
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")
       => rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

Sense 4
pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume -- (strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon")
       => strip -- (remove the surface from; "strip wood")

Sense 5
tear -- (fill with tears or shed tears; "Her eyes were tearing")
       => cry, weep -- (shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs")

Antonyms of adj tearing

1 sense of tearing

Sense 1
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Similarity of adj tearing

1 sense of tearing

Sense 1
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

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