verb (used with object), rent, rend·ing.
verb (used without object), rent, rend·ing.
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Origin of rend
synonym study for rend
OTHER WORDS FROM rendrend·i·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for rend
Two years ago, Microsoft had a heart-rending ad showing disabled children using its adaptive Xbox controller and Google also had me near tears with its ad showing the power of its realtime translation app.
Yet many zombies exist in an advanced state of decomposition, and lack the strength to rend and devour for themselves.
C'est ce qui rend les Sauvages vagabons, & fait qu'ilz ne peuvent vivre en vne place.
O that thou wouldst rend the heavens, and wouldst come down: the mountains would melt away at thy presence.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There was no time to have a care for sunken bowlders, reaching up to rend the thin bottom.Overland|John William De Forest
He answered that he had not; and therefore the Thing threatened to rend him in pieces, but he got rid of it by calling upon God.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
"Positive, Citizen," Barrent said, wondering if Rend had recognized him.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley