HyperDic: come_apart

English > 1 sense of the expression come apart:
VERBchangecome apart, break, separate, split up, fall apartbecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
English > come apart: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbreak, separate, split up, fall apart
Narrowerbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
burst, split, break openCome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
burst, bustbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully
crushBecome injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
ladder, runCome unraveled or undone as if by snagging
punctureBe pierced or punctured
smashbreak suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
snap, crackBreak suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
See alsofallPass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
Similar tobreakDestroy the integrity of
Spanishpartirse, romperse
Catalanpartir-se, partir, trencar-se, trencar

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