HyperDic: shatter

English > 3 senses of the word shatter:
VERBchangeshatterbreak into many pieces
changeshatterdamage or destroy
changeshattercause to break into many pieces
shatter > pronunciation
Soundsshae'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > shatter: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningbreak into many pieces.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe glass tubes shatter
Example"The wine glass shattered"
Broaderburst, bustbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully
Spanishdestrozarse, destrozar, estrellar, hacer añicos, reventarse
Catalandestrossar-se, destrossar, estavellar, rebentar-se
Nounsshatteringthe act of breaking something into small pieces
English > shatter: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningDamage or destroy.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The news of her husband's death shattered her life"
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
English > shatter: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to break into many pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey shatter the glass tubes
Example"shatter the plate"
BroaderbreakDestroy the integrity of
Catalandestrossar
Nounsshatteringthe act of breaking something into small pieces

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