Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter (to cause to separate and go in different directions) "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
- S: (v) separate, part, split up, split, break, break up (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"
- S: (v) break up (come apart) "the group broke up"
- S: (v) crash, break up, break apart (break violently or noisily; smash)
- S: (v) interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off (make a break in) "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
- S: (v) dissolve, resolve, break up (cause to go into a solution) "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
- S: (v) crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse (suffer a nervous breakdown)
- S: (v) disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart (take apart into its constituent pieces)
- S: (v) break, break up (destroy the completeness of a set of related items) "The book dealer would not break the set"
- S: (v) sever, break up (set or keep apart) "sever a relationship"
- S: (v) pick, break up (attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example) "Pick open the ice"
- S: (v) calve, break up (release ice) "The icebergs and glaciers calve"
- S: (v) adjourn, recess, break up (close at the end of a session) "The court adjourned"
- S: (v) dissolve, break up (bring the association of to an end or cause to break up) "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
- S: (v) dissolve, break up (come to an end) "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
- S: (v) break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise (break or cause to break into pieces) "The plate fragmented"
- S: (v) break up, disperse, scatter (cause to separate) "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
- S: (v) decompose, break up, break down (separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts)
- S: (v) break up, crack up (laugh unrestrainedly)