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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to rend

Third person singular
rends

Simple past
rent

Past participle
-

Present participle
rending

to rend (third-person singular simple present rends, present participle rending, simple past and past participle rent)
  1. (transitive) To separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to tear asunder; to split; to burst
    Powder rends a rock in blasting.
    Lightning rends an oak.
  2. (transitive) To part or tear off forcibly; to take away by force.
  3. (intransitive) To be rent or torn; to become parted; to separate; to split.
    Relationships may rend if tempers flare.

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French

Pronunciation

Verb form

rend

  1. third person singular indicative present tense of rendre

Hungarian

Etymology

From a Slavonic language, compare Croatian red.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈrɛnd/

Noun

rend (plural rendek)

  1. order

Declension

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