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  Words related to fall apart

Related / Similar Words: break, separate, split up, come apart, crumble, wear, wear out, bust, go to pieces

 

Definition:
  • become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart";
  • break or fall apart into fragments; "The cookies crumbled"; "The Sphinx is crumbling";
  • go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely";
  • lose one''s emotional or mental composure; "She fell apart when her only child died";

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    See Also: decompose, break up, break down, wear away, wear off, whittle away, whittle down, chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off, crash, break apart

     

    Hyponyms: burst, split, break open, puncture, bust, smash, ladder, run, snap, crack, break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise, crush, fray, frazzle

     

    Grouped Verbs: break, bust

     

    Derivational Morphology: fault, geological fault, shift, fracture, break, breakage, breaking, wear

     

     
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