DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

torn

EN[tɔːn] [tɔɹn] [to(ː)ɹn] [toən] [-ɔː(ɹ)n]
UK US
WTorn
  • Torn may refer to:

    Definition of torn in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFtearSGtearsPRtearingPT, PPtearedPTtore
    1. past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed).
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In other European cities the president visited this week, people waited for his motorcade to pass to throw insults at him, requiring the police to intervene with batons, water cannons and tear gas.
        • Kavanagh said a scan yesterday detected a small tear in Maldivian's near side suspensory ligament.
        • Television tore up the entire pea patch. Radio was so big, so dominant, so powerful in 1939 that television seemed mostly talk and conjecture.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The other children constantly antagonized Joe to the point of tears.
        • The poem uses the metaphor of putting his “heart on a fork,” and anticipates that the process necessarily leads to broken-heartedness and tears.
        • The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Irregular verb forms
            • Irregular past participles
            • Participles
              • Past participles
        Related Links:
        1. en tornado
        2. en tornadoes
        3. en tornados
        4. en torne
        5. en tornid
        Source: Wiktionary
         0 0

        Meaning of torn for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "torn" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Difficultness: Level 1
        12345678910
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 7
        12345678910
        Definite    ➨     Versatile