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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rending, ripping, splittingadjective

    resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree

    "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"

Wiktionary

  1. rendingadjective

    that rends

ChatGPT

  1. rending

    Rending is the act of tearing or breaking something apart violently and forcefully, often into multiple pieces. It can refer to both tangible objects and intangible concepts, such as rending one's clothes or rending apart a relationship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rending

    of Rend

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rending in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rending in a Sentence

  1. Magha:

    A subtle-witted man is like an arrow, which, rending little surface, enters deeply, but they whose minds are dull resemble stones dashing with clumsy force, but never piercing.

  2. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

  3. Gary Herbert:

    The stories of youth who have endured these so-called therapies are heart rending, and I'm grateful that we have found a way forward that will ban conversion therapy forever in our state.

  4. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

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