Synonyms and Antonyms of ruptured
to cause to develop a hole, crack, or tear often in a sudden and forceful or violent way
- She was out for the rest of the season after she ruptured a tendon.
broke, fractured, pulled, rent (also rended), rifted, ripped, rived, tore
cut, gashed, incised, lacerated, notched, slashed, slit
penetrated, perforated, punctured
broke down, decomposed, disassembled, disintegrated, dissolved
bifurcated, bisected, cleaved (or cleft), dichotomized, dissected, fractionalized, fractionated, halved, partitioned, quartered, segmented, subdivided, trisected
fragmentated, fragmented, fragmentized
detached, disengaged, disentangled, unraveled, untied
broke up, decoupled, disassociated, disconnected, disjoined, disjointed, dissevered, dissociated, disunited, divided, divorced, parted, ramified, resolved, separated, severed, split, sundered, uncoupled, unlinked, unyoked
closed, darned, filled, healed, knit (or knitted), mended, patched, plugged, repaired, sealed, sewed, stitched, sutured
accumulated, agglutinated, attached, bound, cemented, fastened, fused, stuck, welded
combined, connected, consolidated, coupled, joined, linked, merged, unified, united
to develop a hole, crack, or tear often in a sudden and forceful or violent way
- The pipeline ruptured, leaking thousands of gallons of oil.
- The fault could rupture during the next major earthquake.
- High blood pressure caused the blood vessels to rupture.
blew, broke, cleaved (or cleft), split
rent (also rended), ripped, rived, shredded, tattered, tore
blew up, burst (also bursted), crumped, detonated, exploded, popped, went off
fragmented, shattered, smashed, splintered
broke up, dissevered, parted, sectioned, separated, severed, unlinked
ballooned, burgeoned (also bourgeoned), mushroomed
associated, coalesced, combined, conjoined, conjugated, connected, coupled, fused, interfused, joined, knit (or knitted), linked (up), married, unified, united
assembled, blended (also blent), mingled, mixed
chained, compounded, hitched, hooked, spliced
recombined, reconnected, rejoined, reunified, reunited