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shred

 
 
pronunciation:
shred
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long strip that is torn or cut off, or almost torn off.
I can use a shred of cloth to tie up the curtain.The dress was in shreds.
synonyms:
ribbon, tatter
definition 2: a very tiny amount; scrap.
There was not a shred of truth in that story.
synonyms:
scrap, trace
similar words:
lick, particle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shreds, shredding, shred, shredded
definition: to cut or tear to shreds.
Please shred some lettuce for the salad.
synonyms:
tear
similar words:
fray, grate