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Overview of noun break_up

The noun breakup has 2 senses

Overview of verb break_up

The verb break up has 19 senses

  • disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter -- (to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds")

  • separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

  • break up -- (come apart; "the group broke up")

  • crash, break up, break apart -- (break violently or noisily; smash;)

  • interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

  • dissolve, resolve, break up -- (cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water")

  • crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse -- (suffer a nervous breakdown)

  • disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart -- (take apart into its constituent pieces)

  • break, break up -- (destroy the completeness of a set of related items; "The book dealer would not break the set")

  • sever, break up -- (set or keep apart; "sever a relationship")

  • pick, break up -- (attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice")

  • calve, break up -- (release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve")

  • adjourn, recess, break up -- (close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned")

  • dissolve, break up -- (bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company")

  • dissolve, break up -- (come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up")

  • break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise -- (break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented")

  • break up, disperse, scatter -- (cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles")

  • decompose, break up, break down -- (separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts)

  • break up, crack up -- (laugh unrestrainedly)