Textual thesaurus for "break up"

(verb) crack up

laugh unrestrainedly

(verb) decompose, break down

separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

(verb) disperse, scatter

cause to separate

break up kidney stones; disperse particles

(verb) fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

break or cause to break into pieces

The plate fragmented

(verb) dissolve

come to an end

Their marriage dissolved; The tobacco monopoly broke up

(verb) dissolve

bring the association of to an end or cause to break up

The decree officially dissolved the marriage; the judge dissolved the tobacco company

(verb) adjourn, recess

close at the end of a session

The court adjourned

(verb) resolve, dissolve

cause to go into a solution

The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water

(verb) interrupt, disrupt, cut off

make a break in

We interrupt the program for the following messages

(verb) calve

release ice

The icebergs and glaciers calve

(verb) pick

attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example

Pick open the ice

(verb) sever

set or keep apart

sever a relationship

(verb) crash, break apart

break violently or noisily; smash;

(verb) break

destroy the completeness of a set of related items

The book dealer would not break the set

(verb) break apart, disassemble, dismantle, take apart

take apart into its constituent pieces

(verb) collapse, crack, crack up, crock up

suffer a nervous breakdown

(verb) scatter, dispel, disperse, dissipate

to cause to separate and go in different directions

She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

(verb) part, separate, split, split up, break

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