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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatterverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 apartverb

    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 offverb

    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 upverb

    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, collapseverb

    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 apartverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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, fragmentiseverb

    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, scatterverb

    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 downverb

    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 upverb

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. break up

    Synonyms:
    disorganize, disrupt

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How to use break up in a sentence?

  1. David Soucie:

    If it had crashed in the way that we think it did, which is to run out of fuel and hit the water and break up into pieces, there would be pieces somewhere.

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    We don't seek conflict with China or Russia, but we are also not going to allow them to break up the international system that has enabled peace, stability, and prosperity.

  3. Julianne Hough:

    You have to follow your heart because life is once, that we remember, and its so hard to be married in the spotlight and then break up, i wasnt even married and it was so hard to break up with my exes, so I get that.

  4. Chairman Mike Rake:

    We're absolutely willing to form an Openreach board that would have an independent chairman, a majority of independent directors. We're willing to give more authority to Openreach in determination of its capital investment programme, but we believe very strongly ... that this would be the wrong time to break up BT and distract us from the remaining investment to get superfast and ultrafast broadband right across the country in the next two to three years.

  5. Tony Hall:

    While every major global player is creating a more integrated system, it would make no sense for us to go the other way and break up a system that is delivering returns that are essential to support public service programmes.


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