HyperDic: rive

English > 2 senses of the word rive:
VERBcontactrive, rend, rip, pulltear or be torn violently
contactrive, cleave, splitseparate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
English > rive: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningtear or be torn violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrend, rip, pull
Broadertear, rupture, snap, bustseparate or cause to separate abruptly
Spanishrajar, rasgar
Catalanesberlar, esqueixar, fendre
English > rive: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningseparate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscleave, split
NarrowerlaminateSplit (wood) into thin sheets
maulSplit (wood) with a maul and wedges
BroadertearTo separate or be separated by force
Similar tocleavemake by cutting into
Spanishdesdoblar, hender, partir, rajar, rasgar, surcar
Catalandesdoblar, esquerdissar, esquinçar, fendir, fendre, partir, tallar

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