break up

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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


set or keep apart

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


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release ice


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close at the end of a session

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

come to an end


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cause to separate

separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

laugh unrestrainedly

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