Definitions for break up

Definitions for (verb) break up

Main entry: crack up, break up

Definition: laugh unrestrainedly

Main entry: decompose, break down, break up

Definition: separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

Main entry: disperse, break up, scatter

Definition: cause to separate

Usage: break up kidney stones; disperse particles

Main entry: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented

Main entry: break up, dissolve

Definition: come to an end

Usage: Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

Main entry: dissolve, break up

Definition: bring the association of to an end or cause to break up

Usage: The decree officially dissolved the marriage; the judge dissolved the tobacco company

Main entry: break up, adjourn, recess

Definition: close at the end of a session

Usage: The court adjourned

Main entry: break up, resolve, dissolve

Definition: cause to go into a solution

Usage: The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water

Main entry: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages

Main entry: break up, calve

Definition: release ice

Usage: The icebergs and glaciers calve

Main entry: pick, break up

Definition: attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example

Usage: Pick open the ice

Main entry: break up, sever

Definition: set or keep apart

Usage: sever a relationship

Main entry: crash, break apart, break up

Definition: break violently or noisily; smash;

Main entry: break, break up

Definition: destroy the completeness of a set of related items

Usage: The book dealer would not break the set

Main entry: break apart, break up, disassemble, dismantle, take apart

Definition: take apart into its constituent pieces

Main entry: break up, collapse, crack, crack up, crock up

Definition: suffer a nervous breakdown

Main entry: break up

Definition: come apart

Usage: the group broke up

Main entry: scatter, dispel, disperse, dissipate, break up

Definition: to cause to separate and go in different directions

Usage: She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

Main entry: part, separate, split, split up, break, break up

Definition: discontinue an association or relation; go different ways

Usage: The business partners broke over a tax question; The couple separated after 25 years of marriage; My friend and I split up

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