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Synonyms for rupture

Noun

1. rupture, injury, hurt, harm, trauma
usage: state of being torn or burst open
2. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, separation, breakup, detachment
usage: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
3. rupture, breakage, break, breaking
usage: the act of making a sudden noisy break

Verb

1. tear, rupture, snap, bust, separate, disunite, divide, part
usage: separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
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