Tear Into

Pronunciation of Tear Into
/tˈi͡əɹ ˌɪntʊ/, /tˈi‍əɹ ˌɪntʊ/, /t_ˈiə_ɹ ˌɪ_n_t_ʊ/

Synonyms for tear into:

Sense 1 (noun)

ambush, assail, assault, attack, go for, mug, set on, come at, fly at, strike at.

Sense 2 (noun)

castigate, censure, harangue, savage, tear apart, tell off, take/bring/hold someone to task, tear someone/something to pieces/shreds.

Sense 3 (noun)

begin, get around to, go to, set about, start, take over, take up, dive in, get down to, start on.

tear into (noun)

lace into, lam into, lay into, pitch into.

attack (verb)

buckle down, tackle, take up, deal with, plunge into, dive into, set to, start in on.

commence (verb)

arise, begin, come into being, embark on, enter upon, get cracking, get going, inaugurate, initiate, kick off, launch, lead off, open, originate, jump into, come into existence, get one's feet wet, get show on road, hit the ground running, start the ball rolling.

dress down (verb)

bawl out, berate, carpet, castigate, censure, chew out, lash, rail, ream, rebuke, reprimand, reprove, tell off, upbraid, tongue-lash, rake over coals.

excoriate (verb)

attack, blister, chastise, condemn, flay, lambaste, reproach, revile, scathe, scold, scorch, slash, vilify.

lash (verb)

abuse, baste, belabor, fulminate, jaw, lampoon, ridicule, satirize, exprobate.

vilify (verb)

asperse, assail, call down, curse, cuss, debase, decry, defame, denigrate, denounce, dig, disparage, dress down, jinx, knock, libel, malign, mistreat, pan, rap, rip up, roast, slam, slander, slur, smear, tear down, traduce, vituperate, voodoo, run down, put down, bad-mouth, dump on, damn, speak ill of, caluminate, give a black eye, mudsling, put a whammy on, rag on, skin alive.

vituperate (verb)

accuse, blame, calumniate, find fault, growl, insult, rate, bark at, rip into, yell at.

wade (verb)

attempt, bathe, drudge, ford, go for, labor, paddle, pitch in, set about, splash, start, stumble, toil, trek, walk, work through, fall to, light into, jump in, get feet wet, get stuck in.

Sense 1

bawl out, berate, chew out, fulminate, hector, huff, bite back, cuss out.

Sense 2

dress down, growl, tick off.

Sense 3

lash out, snap.

Sense 4

snarl, storm.

Sense 5


Sense 9

get off.

Rhymes for tear into:

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