Definitions for rupture

Definitions for (noun) rupture

Main entry: rupture

Definition: the act of making a sudden noisy break

Main entry: breach, break, rift, severance, rupture, falling out

Definition: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

Usage: they hoped to avoid a break in relations

Main entry: rupture

Definition: state of being torn or burst open

Definitions for (verb) rupture

Main entry: tear, rupture, snap, bust

Definition: separate or cause to separate abruptly

Usage: The rope snapped; tear the paper

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