Complete Definition of "rive"

English

Etymology
Old Norse rífa

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪv|-aɪv

Verb
en-verb|rives|riving|rived or rove|rived or riven

  1. To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles.
  2. To be split or rent asunder.

See also
river
rip
rib

Noun
en-noun

  1. A place torn; a rent; a rift.

Category:Old Norse derivations


Danish

Etymology 1
Old Norse hrífa

Noun
rive

  1. rake

Etymology 2
Old Norse rífa

Verb
rive

  1. rake
  2. grate
  3. scratch, tear, rip

Category:Danish nouns
Category:Danish verbs


French

Etymology
Latin ripa

Pronunciation
IPA|/Êiv/
SAMPA|/Riv/

Noun
rive f (Plural: rives)

  1. bank (of a river)

Category:French nouns

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