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Synonyms for break up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter(verb)

    to cause to separate and go in different directions

    "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

    Synonyms:
    resolve, circulate, fragmentize, shoot, drive off, separate, spread, sever, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, fool away, dismantle, circularise, break, spread out, recess, disseminate, part, crock up, collapse, drive out, cut off, fragment, turn back, split, disperse, circularize, disrupt, chase away, drive away, fragmentise, frivol away, dissolve, dust, crack, pass around, sprinkle, fritter away, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, dissipate, propagate, scatter, fool, calve, break apart, disassemble, take apart, dispel, adjourn, fritter, crack up, decompose, break down, run off

  2. separate, part, split up, split, break, break up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    crack, fork, give way, soften, disperse, reveal, cut off, give out, single out, unwrap, fall apart, part, disassemble, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, fragmentise, calve, fragmentize, bump, discover, snap off, take off, go, ramify, demote, break out, separate, split, sort out, give away, take apart, crack up, damp, smash, interrupt, carve up, offend, distinguish, fracture, relegate, discriminate, bring out, violate, class, divulge, pause, break-dance, let on, recess, get around, rive, wear out, cave in, sort, conk out, tell apart, break away, check, break open, breach, develop, give, split up, branch, secern, decompose, dissolve, assort, better, furcate, fragment, burst, go bad, adjourn, tell, secernate, break off, cleave, disclose, crash, bust, erupt, scatter, dismantle, recrudesce, break apart, break dance, divide, go against, dampen, set forth, severalize, divorce, fall in, disrupt, break in, let out, dissever, severalise, ruin, start, depart, kick downstairs, disunite, differentiate, stop, dispel, break down, infract, set out, fail, come apart, bankrupt, set off, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, start out, intermit, dissipate, sever, get out, pick, resolve, wear

  3. break up(verb)

    come apart

    "the group broke up"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up

  4. crash, break up, break apart(verb)

    break violently or noisily; smash;

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, gate-crash, interrupt, ram, crash, split up, pick, go down, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, disunify, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, scatter, disassemble, break apart, doss down, barge in, calve, dissipate, dispel, break down, resolve, take apart, doss, dash, adjourn, break, crack up

  5. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off(verb)

    make a break in

    "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, amputate, decompose, collapse, interrupt, cut, crash, chip, split up, pick, cut out, dismantle, knap, recess, lop off, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, chop off, crack, disassemble, break apart, break off, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, disturb

  6. dissolve, resolve, break up(verb)

    cause to go into a solution

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

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, settle, decompose, collapse, solve, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, disband, dismantle, recess, answer, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, purpose, fragment, conclude, split, adjourn, disperse, separate, disrupt, take apart, dissolve, thaw, cut off, crack, adjudicate, break apart, fade out, decide, dissipate, scatter, break down, calve, resolve, disassemble, unthaw, dispel, dethaw, break, crack up, unfreeze

  7. crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse(verb)

    suffer a nervous breakdown

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, burst, split up, pick, break through, snap, dismantle, recess, fall in, cave in, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, give, dissolve, crumble, founder, give way, crack, disassemble, break apart, crumple, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, tumble, check

  8. disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart(verb)

    take apart into its constituent pieces

    Synonyms:
    resolve, fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, analyze, tear down, interrupt, raze, crash, split up, pick, take down, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, disunify, sever, cut off, fragment, pull down, dissect, split, adjourn, disperse, break, disrupt, rase, discerp, dismember, dissolve, level, scatter, disassemble, crack, calve, dissipate, separate, break down, break apart, take apart, dispel, analyse, crack up, strip

  9. break, break up(verb)

    destroy the completeness of a set of related items

    "The book dealer would not break the set"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, cut off, develop, unwrap, conk out, disperse, disassemble, collapse, die, break apart, transgress, founder, weaken, calve, fragmentize, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, take apart, crack up, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, dissolve, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, recess, get around, wear out, cave in, break-dance, check, give out, break in, give, split up, decompose, scatter, better, fragment, burst, go bad, adjourn, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, dismantle, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, break down, fall in, disrupt, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, dispel, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, fragmentise, intermit, dissipate, sever, crash, pick, resolve, wear

  10. sever, break up(verb)

    set or keep apart

    "sever a relationship"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, discerp, dissolve, crack, fragmentize, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, disassemble, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, lop

  11. pick, break up(verb)

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

    "Pick open the ice"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, peck, decompose, collapse, sever, find fault, piece, blame, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, crash, cut off, fragment, interrupt, beak, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, clean, dissolve, foot, crack, plunk, cull, disassemble, break apart, pluck, nibble, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up

  12. calve, break up(verb)

    release ice

    "The icebergs and glaciers calve"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, have young, disassemble, break apart, crack, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up

  13. adjourn, recess, break up(verb)

    close at the end of a session

    "The court adjourned"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, retire, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, withdraw

  14. dissolve, break up(verb)

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

    "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, unfreeze, decompose, collapse, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, dethaw, dismantle, recess, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, thaw, crack, disassemble, break apart, disband, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, unthaw, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, fade out

  15. dissolve, break up(verb)

    come to an end

    "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, unfreeze, decompose, collapse, interrupt, melt, crash, dismiss, split up, pick, dethaw, dismantle, recess, fade away, part, crock up, fragmentize, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, thaw, crack, disassemble, break apart, disband, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, unthaw, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, fade out

  16. break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise(verb)

    break or cause to break into pieces

    "The plate fragmented"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up

  17. break up, disperse, scatter(verb)

    cause to separate

    "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, spread, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, dismantle, circularize, recess, sprinkle, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, pass around, dissolve, circularise, dust, crack, spread out, disassemble, break apart, distribute, diffuse, broadcast, calve, dissipate, propagate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, circulate, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, disseminate

  18. decompose, break up, break down(verb)

    separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

    Synonyms:
    rot, fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, analyze, interrupt, conk out, crumple, crash, split up, pick, fail, snap, moulder, analyse, go bad, dismantle, recess, decay, part, crock up, molder, sever, cut off, fragment, dissect, split, crumble, disperse, separate, disrupt, give out, dissipate, go, dissolve, give way, disintegrate, crack, disassemble, break apart, lose it, die, calve, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, tumble, crush

  19. break up, crack up(verb)

    laugh unrestrainedly

    Synonyms:
    fragmentise, fragmentize, decompose, collapse, interrupt, crash, split up, pick, dismantle, recess, part, crock up, sever, cut off, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, crack, disassemble, break apart, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. break up

    Synonyms:
    adjourn, disband, discharge, dismiss, disperse, dissolve, prorogue, scatter, separate

    Antonyms:
    assemble, call, call together, collect, convene, convoke, gather, muster, summon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. break up

    Synonyms:
    disorganize, disrupt

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How to use break up in a sentence?

  1. Adam Green:

    It's fair for voters to be skeptical of Hillary Clinton's speeches about holding Wall Street accountable when Wall Street institutions fund her foundation at the same time she gives those speeches, that's a burden that Clinton will have to address by backing up her words with bold action -- like appointing an economic team not beholden to Wall Street and showing a willingness to break up too-big-to-fail banks and jail bankers who broke the law.

  2. Joanna Bonder:

    We know people are craving some fun and excitement to break up the week, with Free Donut Wednesdays, we’re excited to give our DD Perks members a free sweet treat to help beat the midweek slump and keep them running with a smile.

  3. Sean Callow:

    Financial markets might be more comfortable with Hillary (Clinton) than Bernie (Sanders), there would have to be at least some jitters over the guy who plans to break up the big banks. But it's probably too early to expect the U.S. presidential race to have an impact on the U.S. stock market.

  4. Bethany Barone Gibbs:

    The good news is, you can break up your sitting with a short walk or doing resistance exercises in place like squats and calf raises, so, if you ca n’t leave your desk or don’t want to leave your( television) show, you can do some squats, calf raises, etc. in place.

  5. Cecile Alduy:

    At first, it all gives a rather pathetic image of a party based on a dynasty, but in the long run, if she manages the crisis well media-wise ... she could win from this break-up.

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