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Other Break Up Definition

[v] laugh unrestrainedly
[v] separate into constituent elements or parts, as of chemical substances
[v] cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
[v] break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"; "I don't want to break up the group"
[v] terminate (legally); "Their marriage dissolved"
[v] close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
[v] cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
[v] make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
[v] release ice; of icebergs or glaciers
[v] take apart into its constituent pieces
[v] attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice"
[v] set or keep apart; "sever a relationship"
[v] break violently or noisily; smash;
[v] destroy the completeness of a set of related items; "The book dealer would not break the set"
[v] suffer a nervous breakdown
[v] come apart
[v] to cause to separate and go in different directions, of crowds, for example; "She waved her hand and scattered the crows."
[v] discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"

Misc. Definitions

\Break"-up`\, n. Disruption; a separation and dispersion of the parts or members; as, a break-up of an assembly or dinner party; a break-up of the government.