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1. rupture

verb. ['ˈrʌptʃɝ'] separate or cause to separate abruptly.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • rive
  • rip up
  • rip
  • part
  • pull
  • shred
  • bust
  • tear
  • disunite
  • lacerate
  • tear up
  • rend
  • separate

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • unify
  • arrive
  • wholly

Etymology

  • rupture (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Rupture

  • capture
  • enrapture
  • rapture
  • recapture
  • scripture
  • sculpture

Example sentences of the word rupture


1. Verb, base form
Although you can pop your ears this way, you can also rupture your eardrum using this method.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Soak the compress in warm salt water before application to help the boil rupture and drain.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Blood vessels usually rupture after an injury and the blood can increase the swelling and inflammation in the knee.

Quotes containing the word rupture


1. All resistance is a rupture with what is. And every rupture begins, for those engaged in it, through a rupture with oneself.
- Alain Badiou, Metapolitics

2. rupture

noun. ['ˈrʌptʃɝ'] a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions).

Synonyms

  • separation
  • severance
  • breakup
  • schism
  • detachment
  • breach
  • break
  • rift

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • agreement
  • inelasticity
  • stand still

Etymology

  • rupture (French)

3. rupture

noun. ['ˈrʌptʃɝ'] state of being torn or burst open.

Synonyms

  • hernia
  • slipped disc
  • herniated disc
  • harm
  • herniation
  • trauma
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • rupture (French)

4. rupture

noun. ['ˈrʌptʃɝ'] the act of making a sudden noisy break.

Synonyms

  • break
  • breakage

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • rupture (French)
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