Thesaurus

fractured

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of fractured

(Entry 1 of 2)

forcibly separated into many pieces
  • a fractured radius that will have to be pieced together with a metal plate and screws

Synonyms for fractured

Words Related to fractured

Near Antonyms for fractured

Antonyms for fractured

fractured

verb
past tense of fracture

Synonyms & Antonyms of fractured (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly
  • fractured his arm in the fall

Synonyms for fractured

Words Related to fractured

Near Antonyms for fractured

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About fractured

Time Traveler for fractured

Time Traveler

The first known use of fractured was in 1588

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near fractured

fracture

fractured

fractures

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Fractured.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fractured. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on fractured

Nglish: Translation of fractured for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of fractured for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!