break up


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • verb

Synonyms for break up

to cause to separate and go in different directions

come apart

break violently or noisily

cause to go into a solution

suffer a nervous breakdown

take apart into its constituent pieces

destroy the completeness of a set of related items

Synonyms

set or keep apart

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

Synonyms

Related Words

release ice

Synonyms

Related Words

close at the end of a session

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

come to an end

Synonyms

Related Words

cause to separate

separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

laugh unrestrainedly

References in periodicals archive ?
com, tee shirts with break up slogans, jewelry from Vivre.
Only eight percent think sending an email to home is the worst way compared to 32 percent who think sending an email to work is the worst way to break up.
Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol Palin's break up with beau Levi Johnston came second in the list.
Green said that any plan to break up banks between investment and retail operations was 'very difficult to do.