Synonyms for break up

Synonyms for (verb) break up

Synonyms: crack up, break up

Definition: laugh unrestrainedly

Similar words: laugh, express joy, express mirth

Definition: produce laughter


Synonyms: decompose, break down, break up

Definition: separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

Similar words: separate

Definition: divide into components or constituents

Usage: Separate the wheat from the chaff


Synonyms: disperse, break up, scatter

Definition: cause to separate

Usage: break up kidney stones; disperse particles

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented

Similar words: separate, split up, come apart, break, fall apart

Definition: become separated into pieces or fragments

Usage: The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart


Synonyms: break up, dissolve

Definition: come to an end

Usage: Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: break up, adjourn, recess

Definition: close at the end of a session

Usage: The court adjourned

Similar words: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end

Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up


Synonyms: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages

Similar words: break, break off, stop, discontinue

Definition: prevent completion

Usage: stop the project; break off the negotiations


Synonyms: break up, calve

Definition: release ice

Usage: The icebergs and glaciers calve

Similar words: divide, separate, part

Definition: come apart

Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated


Synonyms: pick, break up

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

Usage: Pick open the ice

Similar words: pierce

Definition: cut or make a way through

Usage: the knife cut through the flesh; The path pierced the jungle; Light pierced through the forest


Synonyms: break up, sever

Definition: set or keep apart

Usage: sever a relationship

Similar words: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea


Synonyms: crash, break apart, break up

Definition: break violently or noisily; smash;

Similar words: disintegrate

Definition: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

Usage: The material disintegrated; the group disintegrated after the leader died


Synonyms: break, break up

Definition: destroy the completeness of a set of related items

Usage: The book dealer would not break the set

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: break apart, break up, disassemble, dismantle, take apart

Definition: take apart into its constituent pieces

Similar words: destroy, destruct

Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

Usage: The fire destroyed the house


Synonyms: break up, collapse, crack, crack up, crock up

Definition: suffer a nervous breakdown

Similar words: have, get, suffer, sustain

Definition: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)

Usage: She suffered a fracture in the accident; He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars; She got a bruise on her leg; He got his arm broken in the scuffle


Synonyms: break up

Definition: come apart

Usage: the group broke up

Similar words: part, split, separate

Definition: go one's own way; move apart

Usage: The friends separated after the party


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: divide, separate

Definition: make a division or separation