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My father, who despised autobiographical novels, did two very autobiographical misogynist books as his second marriage broke up.

You see a lot of married men—the debt, the unemployment has broke up the family.

The two appeared nude together in the Jan. 2014 issue of Hustler, but she says they broke up in May.

“I dated someone for almost three years and we broke up two or three years ago,” Norton confides.

Solidifying his reputation as the one you wish had gotten away, Levine reportedly broke up with Simpson via text message.

Walls End Castle, when the party broke up, returned to its normal state.

After the abdication of the emperor, he broke up all connection with the Bonaparte family, and separated from his wife.

He also broke up the weak squadrons and batteries and brought up the remainder to service strength.

After a grace from Endre Egeland, they all ate well, and drank much tea; and at nine o'clock the party broke up.

The fun, when the school broke up for the term, was of the never-to-be-forgotten variety.


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.