Definitions of shred
  1. noun
    a small piece of cloth or paper
    synonyms: rag, tag, tag end, tatter
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    pine-tar rag
    baseball equipment consisting of a rag soaked with pine tar; used on the handle of a baseball bat to give a batter a firm grip
    type of:
    piece of cloth, piece of material
    a separate part consisting of fabric
  2. noun
    a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    synonyms: iota, scintilla, smidge, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle, whit
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    type of:
    small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity
    an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
  3. verb
    tear into shreds
    synonyms: rip up, tear up
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    tear into pieces
    type of:
    bust, rupture, snap, tear
    separate or cause to separate abruptly
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