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English noun: rupture

1. rupture (state) state of being torn or burst open


Broader (hypernym)harm, hurt, injury, trauma


Narrower (hyponym)hernia, herniated disc, herniation, ruptured intervertebral disc, slipped disc

2. rupture (event) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)


SamplesThey hoped to avoid a break in relations.


Synonymsbreach, break, falling out, rift, severance


Broader (hypernym)breakup, detachment, separation


Narrower (hyponym)schism

3. rupture (act) the act of making a sudden noisy break


Broader (hypernym)break, breakage, breaking


English verb: rupture

1. rupture (contact) separate or cause to separate abruptly


SamplesThe rope snapped.
Tear the paper.


ExamplesThe ropes rupture


Synonymsbust, snap, tear


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate


Narrower (hyponym)lacerate, pull, rend, rip, rip up, rive, shred, tear up









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