Synonyms and Antonyms of rupturing
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.
breaking, fracturing, pulling, rending, rifting, ripping, riving, tearing
cutting, gashing, incising, lacerating, notching, slashing, slitting
penetrating, perforating, puncturing
breaking down, decomposing, disassembling, disintegrating, dissolving
bifurcating, bisecting, cleaving, dichotomizing, dissecting, fractionalizing, fractionating, halving, partitioning, quartering, segmenting, subdividing, trisecting
fragmentating, fragmenting, fragmentizing
detaching, disengaging, disentangling, unraveling, untying (or untieing)
breaking up, decoupling, disassociating, disconnecting, disjoining, disjointing, dissevering, dissociating, disuniting, dividing, divorcing, parting, ramifying, resolving, separating, severing, splitting, sundering, uncoupling, unlinking, unyoking
closing, darning, filling, healing, knitting, mending, patching, plugging, repairing, sealing, sewing, stitching, suturing
accumulating, agglutinating, attaching, binding, cementing, fastening, fusing, sticking, welding
combining, connecting, consolidating, coupling, joining, linking, merging, unifying, uniting
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.
blowing, breaking, cleaving, splitting
rending, ripping, riving, shredding, tattering, tearing
blowing up, bursting, crumping, detonating, exploding, going off, popping
fragmenting, shattering, smashing, splintering
breaking up, dissevering, parting, sectioning, separating, severing, unlinking
ballooning, burgeoning (also bourgeoning), mushrooming
associating, coalescing, combining, conjoining, conjugating, connecting, coupling, fusing, interfusing, joining, knitting, linking (up), marrying, unifying, uniting
assembling, blending, mingling, mixing
chaining, compounding, hitching, hooking, splicing
recombining, reconnecting, rejoining, reunifying, reuniting