Rived
Rive Rive, v. t. [imp. {Rived}; p. p. {Rived} or {Riven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riving}.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. {Reef} of land, {Rifle} a gun, {Rift}, {Rivel}.] To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles. [1913 Webster]

I shall ryve him through the sides twain. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The scolding winds have rived the knotty oaks. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Brutus hath rived my heart. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rived — Rive Rive, v. t. [imp. {Rived}; p. p. {Rived} or {Riven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riving}.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. {Reef} of land, {Rifle} a gun, {Rift}, {Rivel}.] To rend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rived — raɪv v. tear, rend, split; be torn, be rent, be split …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Rive — Rive, v. t. [imp. {Rived}; p. p. {Rived} or {Riven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riving}.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. {Reef} of land, {Rifle} a gun, {Rift}, {Rivel}.] To rend asunder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Riven — Rive Rive, v. t. [imp. {Rived}; p. p. {Rived} or {Riven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riving}.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. {Reef} of land, {Rifle} a gun, {Rift}, {Rivel}.] To rend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Riving — Rive Rive, v. t. [imp. {Rived}; p. p. {Rived} or {Riven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riving}.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. {Reef} of land, {Rifle} a gun, {Rift}, {Rivel}.] To rend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rive — verb (rived; riven; also rived; riving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse rīfa; akin to Greek ereipein to tear down Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to wrench open or tear apart or to pieces ; rend b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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