how to pronounce tore


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the above transcription of tore is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tore is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tore in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Lake City tore himself to touch-type I …”

meanings of tore


  1. The solid enclosed by such a surface; an anchor ring.
  2. The dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring.
  3. Alternative form of torus.
  4. The surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line in its own plane.


  1. Full; rich.
  2. Hard, difficult; wearisome, tedious.
  3. Strong, sturdy; great, massive.


  1. Simple past tense of tear (“rip, rend, speed").
  2. Past participle of tear (“rip, rend, speed").

tore frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tore occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tore can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tore can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tore


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