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1. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)

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Rhymes with Tear Gland

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

Sentences with tear-gland


1. Noun Phrase
This commonly occurs in puppies when a tear gland bulges out, looking like a red cherry.

2. Noun Phrase
Up until recently, veterinary ophthalmologists routinely removed the offending tear gland.

2. tear

verb. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] separate or cause to separate abruptly.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • rive
  • rip up
  • rip
  • rupture
  • part
  • pull
  • shred
  • bust
  • disunite
  • lacerate
  • tear up
  • rend
  • separate

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • unite

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tear

verb. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] to separate or be separated by force.

Synonyms

  • rive
  • split
  • part
  • disunite
  • cleave
  • separate

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • undershoot
  • absorb
  • unweave

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tear

noun. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands.

Synonyms

  • teardrop
  • lacrimal secretion
  • H2O
  • drib
  • drop
  • water
  • driblet

Antonyms

  • reserved
  • tasteful
  • dullness
  • disappear

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tear

verb. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] move quickly and violently.

Synonyms

  • hotfoot
  • hasten
  • bucket along
  • speed
  • dash
  • buck
  • scud
  • pelt along
  • cannonball along
  • shoot down
  • rip
  • belt along
  • rush
  • scoot
  • flash
  • race
  • step on it
  • dart
  • charge
  • shoot
  • hie

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • agreement
  • inelasticity
  • open

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tear

noun. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.

Synonyms

  • split
  • rent
  • snag
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tear

verb. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] strip of feathers.

Synonyms

  • deplume
  • displume
  • pull
  • deplumate
  • strip

Antonyms

  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim
  • credit

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tear

noun. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] an occasion for excessive eating or drinking.

Synonyms

  • revel
  • bust
  • revelry
  • binge
  • bout

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • inelegance
  • stand still
  • delay

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tear

verb. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] fill with tears or shed tears.

Synonyms

  • weep

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tear

noun. ['ˈtɛr, ˈtɪr'] the act of tearing.

Synonyms

  • split
  • separation
  • laceration
  • rent

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • slow
  • fast
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • teren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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