Synonyms for fracture

Synonyms for (noun) fracture

Synonyms: crack, cracking, fracture

Definition: the act of cracking something

Similar words: break, breakage, breaking

Definition: the act of breaking something

Usage: the breakage was unavoidable


Synonyms: fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, break, shift

Definition: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

Usage: they built it right over a geological fault; he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

Similar words: crack, crevice, scissure, cleft, fissure

Definition: a long narrow opening


Synonyms: break, fracture

Definition: breaking of hard tissue such as bone

Usage: it was a nasty fracture; the break seems to have been caused by a fall

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms for (verb) fracture

Synonyms: break, fracture

Definition: fracture a bone of

Usage: I broke my foot while playing hockey

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to


Synonyms: fracture

Definition: become fractured

Usage: The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe

Similar words: break, break off, stop, discontinue

Definition: prevent completion

Usage: stop the project; break off the negotiations


Synonyms: fracture

Definition: violate or abuse

Usage: This writer really fractures the language

Similar words: abuse, misuse, pervert

Definition: change the inherent purpose or function of something

Usage: Don't abuse the system; The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers


Synonyms: fracture

Definition: break into pieces

Usage: The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle

Similar words: break

Definition: destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments

Usage: He broke the glass plate; She broke the match


Synonyms: fracture

Definition: interrupt, break, or destroy

Usage: fracture the balance of power

Similar words: destroy, destruct

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

Usage: The fire destroyed the house