Meaning of “rend” in the English Dictionary

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"rend" in British English

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rendverb [ T ]

uk /rend/ us /rend/ rent or US also rended, rent or US also rended old use or literary

(Definition of “rend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rend" in American English

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rendverb [ T ]

us /rend/ past tense and past participle rent /rent/

dated to break something violently; tear

(Definition of “rend” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)