verb (used with object), shred·ded or shred, shred·ding.
verb (used without object), shred·ded or shred, shred·ding.
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Origin of shred
OTHER WORDS FROM shredshred·less, adjectiveshred·like, adjectiveun·shred·ded, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for shred
For all of the faux-cheese shreds, slices, wheels, and spreads now available, most consumers, even the vegan-curious ones, have no idea what’s out there.Vegan Cheese Is Ready to Compete With Dairy. Is the World Ready to Eat It?|Alicia Kennedy|April 1, 2021|Eater
In Houston, any shred of optimism that Roosevelt Rodriguez once had about finding Chanel is nearly gone.
Without a shred of antitrust irony, he called Prime Minister Scott Morrison to pledge Microsoft would quickly step in if Google walked out.How Australia May Have Just Saved Journalism From Big Tech|Robert Whitehead|February 22, 2021|Time
Part comedy, part mystery, part shred film, this sweet little video is well worth your time.A Whimsical Quest to Find a Hermit in the Backcountry|Outside Editors|December 22, 2020|Outside Online
“I was so paranoid that I would shred the receipts,” she said.
For 381 days, no black person in Montgomery with a shred of self-esteem rode the bus.
But is it really worth eliminating that final shred of danger?
Online diagnoses are delivered hyperbolically and without a shred of bedside manner.Strangers Diagnose Your Illness and Get Cash in Return|Kevin Zawacki|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chris McDaniel is now saying the “election was stolen” without providing a shred of evidence.
When this last shred of hope was gone, the Brigadier reluctantly gave the order to retreat.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
She was ill, though, when they telegraphed for me; her life for three days and nights hanging on a shred.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Around us rose the broken, straggling walls, bare and bleak, without a shred of ivy or wall-flower to hide their grim nakedness.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
The moon changed and still the same hot dry sky, with only now and then a shred of cloud floating lazily across the blue.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
Every shred of the old pretence of the pertinacities and annoyances of strangers had fallen from her.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions