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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying, weeping, tears(noun)

    the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

    "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"

Freebase

  1. Tears

    Tears are secretions that clean and lubricate the eyes. Lacrimation or lachrymation is the production or shedding of tears. Strong emotions such as sorrow, elation, awe and pleasure, as well as irritation of the eyes, laughing, and yawning may lead to an increased production of tears, or crying.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tears

    The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tears' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2366

Anagrams for tears »

  1. arste, aster, rates, resat, setar, stare, tares, tarse, Taser, taser, teras

  2. Arste

  3. Taser

How to pronounce tears?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tears in sign language?

  1. tears

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tears in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tears in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tears in a Sentence

  1. Lawrence Wright:

    The goal was to get enough people that it emboldened others who would know Alex Gibney wouldn't be in this alone, there was a lot of fear and a lot of tears in reporting this story.

  2. Caroll Spinney:

    When we finished there were tears on all the actors' faces.

  3. Frank Green:

    It brought me to tears, at that particular time, it was a truly a blessing. It was unheard of.

  4. Alexander Smith:

    Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us; and those who are near us, when the first strangeness of vacancy wears off, will not miss us much either.

  5. RVM:

    Never worry about the Past, it brings Tears. Don’t think too much about the Future, it brings Fears. Live in the Present Moment with a Smile, it brings Cheers!

Images & Illustrations of tears

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