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Definitions of tear
n. - A partially vitrified bit of clay in glass. 2
n. - A drop of the limpid, saline fluid secreted, normally in small amount, by the lachrymal gland, and diffused between the eye and the eyelids to moisten the parts and facilitate their motion. Ordinarily the secretion passes through the lachrymal duct into the nose, but when it is increased by emotion or other causes, it overflows the lids. 2
n. - Something in the form of a transparent drop of fluid matter; also, a solid, transparent, tear-shaped drop, as of some balsams or resins. 2
n. - That which causes or accompanies tears; a lament; a dirge. 2
v. t. - To separate by violence; to pull apart by force; to rend; to lacerate; as, to tear cloth; to tear a garment; to tear the skin or flesh. 2
v. t. - Hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend; as, a party or government torn by factions. 2
v. t. - To rend away; to force away; to remove by force; to sunder; as, a child torn from its home. 2
v. t. - To pull with violence; as, to tear the hair. 2
v. t. - To move violently; to agitate. 2
v. i. - To divide or separate on being pulled; to be rent; as, this cloth tears easily. 2
v. i. - To move and act with turbulent violence; to rush with violence; hence, to rage; to rave. 2
n. - The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. 2

The word "tear" uses 4 letters: A E R T.

Direct anagrams of tear:
  rate   tare

Words formed by adding one letter before or after tear (in bold), or to aert in any order:
a -   reata   b -   taber   c -   caret   carte   cater   crate   react   recta   trace   d -   dater   derat   rated   tared   trade   tread   e -   arete   eater   f -   after   g -   grate   great   retag   targe   terga   h -   earth   hater   heart   rathe   i -   irate   retia   terai   k -   taker   l -   alert   alter   artel   later   ratel   taler   m -   armet   mater   ramet   tamer   n -   antre   o -   oater   orate   p -   apter   pater   peart   prate   taper   r -   rater   tarre   terra   s -   aster   rates   stare   tares   tears   t -   tater   tetra   treat   u -   urate   v -   avert   trave   w -   tawer   water   x -   extra   retax   taxer   y -   teary  

Shorter words found within tear:
ae   ar   are   art   at   ate   ear   eat   er   era   et   eta   rat   re   ret   ta   tae   tar   tea  

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