What does tore mean?

Definitions for toretɔr, toʊr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tore.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. torus, tore(noun)

    commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column


  1. tore(Verb)

    (rip, rend, speed).

  2. Origin: From tor, tore, toor, from tor-, from tuz-, from dus-, from dēwǝ-. Cognate with zur-, 0344033F0336-, δυσ-. More at dys-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tore

    of Tear

  2. Tore

    imp. of Tear

  3. Tore(noun)

    the dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring

  4. Tore(noun)

    same as Torus

  5. Tore(noun)

    the surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line in its own plane

  6. Tore(noun)

    the solid inclosed by such a surface; -- sometimes called an anchor ring


  1. Tore

    Tore is a small village on the Black Isle, in the Highland region of Scotland.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tore

    tōr, pa.t. of tear.

  2. Tore

    tōr, n. (prov.) dead grass.

Suggested Resources

  1. TORE

    What does TORE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the TORE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tore in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tyrone Jackson:

    We went in there and tore it up.

  2. American Heroes:

    She tore all my flags out – and brought them up to the counter.

  3. Angus Lind:

    When they tore it down, it really was like cutting out a part of my heart.

  4. Kate Taylor:

    She tore off down the lane and just left me laying there in the driveway screaming.

  5. Researcher Ray Boston in 2008:

    It was right under bunker number six that the iceberg tore the biggest hole in the Titanic.

Images & Illustrations of tore

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