rend (Meaning)

Wordnet

rend (v)

tear or be torn violently

Webster

rend (v. t.)

To separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to tear asunder; to split; to burst; as, powder rends a rock in blasting; lightning rends an oak.

To part or tear off forcibly; to take away by force.

Webster

rend (v. i.)

To be rent or torn; to become parted; to separate; to split.

rend Sentence Examples

  1. The hurricane's relentless winds rendered the coastline unrecognizable.
  2. The broken glass on the floor posed a great rend to bare feet.
  3. The bitter cold rendered their fingers numb and useless.
  4. The surgeon's skilled hands meticulously rended the tissue to perform the operation.
  5. The wrench's sharp teeth rended the bolt with ease.
  6. The pack of wolves rended the deer to pieces, leaving behind only a bloody mess.
  7. The explosion's shockwave rended the walls of the building.
  8. The earthquake rended the earth asunder, creating a massive chasm.
  9. The lightning bolt rended the tree in half, leaving it smoldering on the ground.
  10. The pain rendered him unable to speak or move.

FAQs About the word rend

tear or be torn violentlyTo separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to tear asunder; to split; to burst; as, powder rends a rock in blasting; lightni

rip, tear, rive, tatter, cleave, break, split, ribbon,shred, rupture

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The hurricane's relentless winds rendered the coastline unrecognizable.

The broken glass on the floor posed a great rend to bare feet.

The bitter cold rendered their fingers numb and useless.

The surgeon's skilled hands meticulously rended the tissue to perform the operation.