Definition of "Tear" :
noun: the act of tearing
"He took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear."
noun: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
noun: a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
"His story brought tears to her eyes."
noun: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
verb: fill with tears or shed tears
"Her eyes were tearing."
verb: strip of feathers
verb: to separate or be separated by force
verb: separate or cause to separate abruptly
"Tear the paper."
verb: move quickly and violently