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4 letters words from 'tore'

ROTE 4TORE 4

3 letters words from 'tore'

ORE 3ORT 3
REO 3RET 3
ROE 3ROT 3
TOE 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'tore'

ER 2ET 2
OE 2OR 2
RE 2TE 2
TO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of tore

tore otre troe rtoe orte rote toer oter teor etor oetr eotr treo rteo tero etro reto erto oret roet oert eort reot erot

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Definitions and meaning of tore

tore

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /tɔː/
  • (General American) enPR: tôr, IPA(key): /tɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: tōr, IPA(key): /to(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /toə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: tor (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger), taw (in non-rhotic accents with the horse-hoarse merger)

Etymology 1

From Middle English tor, tore, toor, from Old Norse tor- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad, prefix), from Proto-Germanic *tuz- (hard, difficult, wrong, bad), from Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad, ill, difficult), from Proto-Indo-European *dēwǝ- (to fail, be behind, be lacking). Cognate with Old High German zur- (mis-, prefix), Gothic 𐍄𐌿𐌶- (tuz-, hard, difficult, prefix), Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-, bad, ill, difficult, prefix). More at dys-.

Alternative forms

  • tor

Adjective

tore (comparative more tore, superlative most tore)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Hard, difficult; wearisome, tedious.
  2. (dialectal or obsolete) Strong, sturdy; great, massive.
  3. (dialectal or obsolete) Full; rich.
Derived terms
  • torely

Etymology 2

Verb

tore

  1. simple past tense of tear (rip, rend, speed).
  2. (now colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed)
Usage notes
  • The past tense of the other verb tear, meaning "produce liquid from the eyes", is teared.

Etymology 3

See torus.

Noun

tore (plural tores)

  1. (architecture) Alternative form of torus
  2. (geometry) The surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line in its own plane.
  3. The solid enclosed by such a surface; an anchor ring.

Etymology 4

Probably from the root of tear; compare Welsh word for a break or cut.

Noun

tore (uncountable)

  1. The dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring.
    • the more Tore you have, the less Quantity of Hay will do

Anagrams

  • rote

Estonian

Adjective

tore (genitive toreda, partitive toredat)

  1. fine, splendid

Declension


French

Etymology

From Latin torus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔʁ/

Noun

tore m (plural tores)

  1. (geometry) torus

Derived terms

  • torique

Further reading

  • tore on the French Wikipedia.Wikipedia fr

Anagrams

  • ôter, rote, roté

Latin

Noun

tore

  1. vocative singular of torus

Ngarrindjeri

Noun

tore

  1. mouth

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þora, of further back unknown origin. Cognates include Icelandic þora and Faroese tora. Some also come in their mediopassive variants, Swedish töras and Westrobothnian tåras, as does also the deponent Norwegian Nynorsk torast.

Alternative forms

  • tora (a- and split infinitives)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²toː.rə/ (example of pronunciation)
  • Homophone: tåre

Verb

tore (present tense torer or tør, past tense torde, supine tort)

  1. (intransitive) to dare

Related terms

  • torast

See also

  • tørre (Bokmål)

Etymology 2

Connected to Old Norse Þórr (Tor, Thor).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²tuːrə/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

tore f (definite singular tora, indefinite plural torer, definite plural torene)

  1. a thunder
Alternative forms
  • tora (non-standard since 2012)
Derived terms

Verb

tore (present tense torar, past tense tora, past participle tora, passive infinitive torast, present participle torande, imperative tor)

  1. (impersonal, metereology) to thunder
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to rage
    Synonyms: buldre, skjenne, smelle
Alternative forms
  • tora (a-infinitive)
  • torna, torne (with n-infix and either infinitive)

See also

  • lyn n (lightning)
  • (noun): torden (Bokmål)
  • (verb): tordne (Bokmål)

Etymology 3

From Old Norse tóra (to live life meazelly).

Alternative forms

  • (a-infintive): torast

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²tuːrə/ (example of pronunciation)

Verb

tore (present tense torar, past tense tora, past participle tora, passive infinitive torast, present participle torande, imperative tor)

  1. (intransitive, about fire) to burn weakly

References

  • “tore” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • erot, oret, orte, oter, rote, ròte, tore, Tore, troe

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish torre.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: to‧re
  • IPA(key): /ˈtoɾɛ/

Noun

tore

  1. tower

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TORCULAR, a tourniquet.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)