January 27, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
shred /ˈʃrɛd/ verb
shred
/ˈʃrɛd/
verb

shreds; shredded; shredding

Shredding old papers
Shredding old papers
Learner's definition of SHRED

[+ object]

: to cut or tear (something) into long, thin pieces

  • He shredded the paper/cloth.

  • Shred the cabbage and add it to the salad.

  • He shredded the documents. [=he put the documents into a shredder to cut them into pieces]

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