A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands (synset 105412667)
"his story brought tears to her eyes"part meronym: lachrymal secretion, lacrimal secretion - saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeballsubstance holonym: h2o, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solventsynonym: teardrop
An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart (synset 109433806)
"there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
An occasion for excessive eating or drinking (synset 100511734)
"they went on a bust that lasted three days"hyponym: piss-up - vulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking
The act of tearing (synset 100391894)
"he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"hypernym: separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
Separate or cause to separate abruptly (synset 201576346)
"The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"hyponym:
To separate or be separated by force (synset 201559128)
"planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
Move quickly and violently (synset 202059191)
"The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"hypernym: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it - move hurridlyhyponym: rip - move precipitously or violently
Strip of feathers (synset 201386929)
"pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"hypernym: strip - remove the surface from
Fill with tears or shed tears (synset 200066748)
"Her eyes were tearing"
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