Rive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |raɪv|  American pronunciation of the word rive
Brit.  |rʌɪv|  British pronunciation of the word rive

verb

- tear or be torn violently (syn: pull, rend, rip)
- separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument (syn: cleave, split)

Examples

...road pavement that had been riven by the annual freeze-and-thaw cycle...

...the bitter disappointment threatened to rive my heart in two...

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