Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tear into pieces; to rend.
  • v. To separate; to disunite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To tear in pieces; to rend.
  • transitive v. To separate; to disunite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To tear in pieces; rend.
  • To separate; disjoin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. divide into pieces
  • v. cut off from a whole

Etymologies

Latin discerpere, discerptum; dis- + carpere to pluck. (Wiktionary)

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