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1. shred

noun. ['ˈʃrɛd'] a tiny or scarcely detectable amount.

Synonyms

  • whit
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • scintilla
  • tittle
  • smidge
  • smidgen
  • iota
  • smidgin

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • repair
  • success
  • rich

Etymology

  • screade (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shred

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • purebred
  • interbred
  • thoroughbred
  • infrared
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
  • thread
  • szwed
  • swed
  • stead
  • sped

Sentences with shred


1. Verb, past tense
Remove the lid and add more paper, allow to soak again, then shred with the egg beater.

2. Verb, past participle
The cabbage will shred as it is cut off the main head.

3. Adjective
Buy shredded cheese or shred blocks of cheese for your parents if they need the help.

4. Verb, base form
The sharper the cheese, the more difficult it is to shred.

Quotes about shred


1. In a dog's life, some plaster would fall, some cushions would open, some rugs would shred. Like any relationship, this one had its costs. They were costs we came to accept and balance against the joy and amusement and protection and companionship he gave us.
- John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog

2. If one’s life is so unsatisfying that an unhealthy activity brings a shred of happiness, it is nigh impossible to give it up unless something that brings greater happiness can be enjoyed in its stead. (28)
- Prem Prakash, The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion A Modern Translation of the Narada Bhakti Sutras

2. shred

verb. ['ˈʃrɛd'] tear into shreds.

Synonyms

  • rip up
  • tease
  • rupture
  • bust
  • tear up
  • tear

Antonyms

  • linger
  • laugh
  • please
  • praise

Etymology

  • screade (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shred

noun. ['ˈʃrɛd'] a small piece of cloth or paper.

Synonyms

  • piece of cloth
  • rag
  • tag end
  • piece of material
  • pine-tar rag
  • tag

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open
  • man

Etymology

  • screade (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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