HyperDic: shred

English > 3 senses of the word shred:
VERBcontactshred, tear up, rip uptear into shreds
NOUNquantityshred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidgea tiny or scarcely detectable amount
artifactshred, rag, tag, tag end, tattera small piece ... / piece of cloth or paper
shred > pronunciation
Soundsshreh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > shred: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
Synonymsscintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishadarme, ápice, pizca, smidge, smidgeon, smidgin
Catalaniota, smidge, smidgeon, smidgin
Verbsshredtear into shreds
English > shred: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small piece ... / piece of cloth or paper.
Synonymsrag, tag, tag end, tatter
Narrowerpine-tar ragbaseball equipment consisting of a rag soaked with pine tar
Broaderpiece of cloth, piece of materialA separate part consisting of fabric
Spanishandrajo, harapo, jirón, trapo
Catalanandrajo, drap, parrac
Verbsshredtear into shreds
English > shred: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningtear into shreds.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstear up, rip up
Narrowerteasetear into pieces
Broadertear, rupture, snap, bustseparate or cause to separate abruptly
Spanishdesmenuzar, hacer trizas, trocear
Catalanestripar, tallar, triturar
Nounsshreda small piece ... / piece of cloth or paper
shreda tiny or scarcely detectable amount
shreddera device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)

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