HyperDic: tears

English > 1 sense of the word tears:
NOUNacttears, crying, weepingthe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
tears > pronunciation
Soundsteh'rz; tih'rz
Rhymesaffairs ... upstairs: 8 rhymes with ehrz...
Algiers ... years: 6 rhymes with ihrz...
English > tears: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).
Example "she was in tears"
Synonymscrying, weeping
Narrowersnivel, snivelingwhining in a tearful manner
sob, sobbingconvulsive gasp made while weeping
wailing, bawlingloud cries made while weeping
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishlágrima, llanto, llorera, lloro
Catalanploradissa, ploralla, plor

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