HyperDic: rupture

English > 4 senses of the word rupture:
NOUNstaterupturestate of being torn or burst open
eventrupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outa personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
actrupturethe act of making a sudden noisy break
VERBcontactrupture, tear, snap, bustseparate or cause to separate abruptly
rupture > pronunciation
Soundsrah'pcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > rupture: 4 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningstate of being torn or burst open.
Narrowerhernia, herniationrupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
herniated disc, ruptured intervertebral disc, slipped discA painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishrotura
Verbsruptureseparate or cause to separate abruptly
English > rupture: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA personal or social separation (as between opposing factions).
Synonymsbreach, break, severance, rift, falling out
NarrowerschismThe formal separation / separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
Broaderseparation, breakup, detachmentcoming apart
Spanishruptura
Catalanruptura, trencament
English > rupture: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of making a sudden noisy break.
Broaderbreakage, break, breakingThe act of breaking something
Spanishrotura, ruptura
Catalanruptura
Verbsruptureseparate or cause to separate abruptly
English > rupture: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningseparate or cause to separate abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe ropes rupture
Synonymstear, snap, bust
Narrowerlaceratecut or tear irregularly
rend, rip, rive, pulltear or be torn violently
shred, tear up, rip uptear into shreds
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
Spanishescindir, partir, quebrarse, rasgarse, rasgar
Catalanescindir, esquinçar-se, esquinçar, estripar-se, estripar, partir, trencar-se
Nounsrupturethe act of making a sudden noisy break
rupturestate of being torn or burst open

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