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breaking up

adjective as in crumbling

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noun as in dissolution

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Example Sentences

Putting the show to bed was like, “Fuck, am I breaking up this all-star team?”

And earlier that day, the 43-year-old had earned the précis, breaking up a skirmish by the Staten Island Ferry.

Faced with the economic reality of independence, many Scots are approaching the referendum nervous about breaking up with the U.K.

He  broke his wrist—oh, it makes me cry—breaking up a fight between two friends.

He broke his wrist—oh, it makes me cry—breaking up a fight between two friends.

When the guests are well emptied of theology, everyone takes his nightcap—the signal for breaking up.

Once more they made for the wreck, which was by that time fast breaking up.

If I were to be the cause of breaking up your home, and wrecking Corydon's life, it would be more than I could bear.

He took office with the intention of carrying out the king's policy of breaking up the whig phalanx and bringing about a peace.

The king had succeeded in breaking up the whig party, and there was no organised opposition.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to break up, such as: adjourn, disband, dismantle, disperse, disrupt, and dissolve.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.