Meaning 9.28: to tear

Description:'damage [paper/cloth] by pulling it too hard'
Typical context:She tore a piece of her blouse to use as a bandange.
Semantic field:Basic actions and technology
Semantic category:Verb
Borrowed score :0.06
Age score :0.83
Simplicity score :0.88

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