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rup·ture

 (rŭp′chər)
n.
1. An instance of breaking open or bursting: a rupture in the fuel line.
2. A break in friendly relations.
3. Medicine
a. A hernia, especially of the groin or intestines.
b. A tear in an organ or tissue: rupture of an appendix; ligament rupture.
v. rup·tured, rup·tur·ing, rup·tures
v.tr.
To cause to undergo or suffer a rupture: The accident ruptured his spleen.
v.intr.
To undergo or suffer a rupture: The blister ruptured. Their friendship ruptured.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ruptūra, from ruptus, past participle of rumpere, to break; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

rup′tur·a·ble adj.

rupture

(ˈrʌptʃə)
n
1. the act of breaking or bursting or the state of being broken or burst
2. a breach of peaceful or friendly relations
3. (Pathology) pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
vb
4. to break or burst or cause to break or burst
5. (Pathology) to affect or be affected with a rupture or hernia
6. to undergo or cause to undergo a breach in relations or friendship
[C15: from Latin ruptūra a breaking, from rumpere to burst forth; see erupt]
ˈrupturable adj

rup•ture

(ˈrʌp tʃər)

n., v. -tured, -tur•ing. n.
1. the act of breaking.
2. the state of being broken.
3. a breach of harmonious or peaceful relations.
4. hernia, esp. abdominal hernia.
v.t.
5. to break or burst.
6. to cause a breach of.
v.i.
7. to suffer a break or rupture.
[1475–85; < Latin ruptūra <rupt(us), past participle of rumpere to break]

rupture


Past participle: ruptured
Gerund: rupturing

Imperative
rupture
rupture
Present
I rupture
you rupture
he/she/it ruptures
we rupture
you rupture
they rupture
Preterite
I ruptured
you ruptured
he/she/it ruptured
we ruptured
you ruptured
they ruptured
Present Continuous
I am rupturing
you are rupturing
he/she/it is rupturing
we are rupturing
you are rupturing
they are rupturing
Present Perfect
I have ruptured
you have ruptured
he/she/it has ruptured
we have ruptured
you have ruptured
they have ruptured
Past Continuous
I was rupturing
you were rupturing
he/she/it was rupturing
we were rupturing
you were rupturing
they were rupturing
Past Perfect
I had ruptured
you had ruptured
he/she/it had ruptured
we had ruptured
you had ruptured
they had ruptured
Future
I will rupture
you will rupture
he/she/it will rupture
we will rupture
you will rupture
they will rupture
Future Perfect
I will have ruptured
you will have ruptured
he/she/it will have ruptured
we will have ruptured
you will have ruptured
they will have ruptured
Future Continuous
I will be rupturing
you will be rupturing
he/she/it will be rupturing
we will be rupturing
you will be rupturing
they will be rupturing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rupturing
you have been rupturing
he/she/it has been rupturing
we have been rupturing
you have been rupturing
they have been rupturing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rupturing
you will have been rupturing
he/she/it will have been rupturing
we will have been rupturing
you will have been rupturing
they will have been rupturing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rupturing
you had been rupturing
he/she/it had been rupturing
we had been rupturing
you had been rupturing
they had been rupturing
Conditional
I would rupture
you would rupture
he/she/it would rupture
we would rupture
you would rupture
they would rupture
Past Conditional
I would have ruptured
you would have ruptured
he/she/it would have ruptured
we would have ruptured
you would have ruptured
they would have ruptured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rupture - state of being torn or burst openrupture - state of being torn or burst open  
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
herniated disc, ruptured intervertebral disc, slipped disc - a painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae; occurs most often in the lumbar region
2.rupture - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)rupture - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
schism - the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
breakup, separation, detachment - coming apart
3.rupture - the act of making a sudden noisy break
breaking, breakage, break - the act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
Verb1.rupture - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
disunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
lacerate - cut or tear irregularly
rend, rip, rive, pull - tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
rip up, shred, tear up - tear into shreds

rupture

noun
1. hernia (Medical) a rupture of the abdominal aorta
2. breach, split, hostility, falling-out (informal), disagreement, contention, feud, disruption, quarrel, rift, break, bust-up (informal), dissolution, altercation, schism, estrangement a major rupture between the two countries
3. break, tear, split, crack, rent, burst, breach, fracture, cleavage, cleft, fissure ruptures in a 60-mile pipeline on the island
verb
1. break, separate, tear, split, crack, burst, rend, fracture, sever, puncture, cleave Tanks can rupture and burn in a collision.
2. cause a breach, split, divide, disrupt, break off, come between, dissever an accident which ruptured the bond between them

rupture

noun
1. An opening, especially in a solid structure:
2. An interruption in friendly relations:
verb
To undergo partial breaking:
Translations
تَمَزُّق، تَصَدُّعيَكْسِر، يُمَزِّق
roztržkatrhattrhlinazlomenízlomit
brudbrydesprængesprængning
megreped
rifa, sprungarofna, slitna
trūkti
pārrautpārrāvumsplēstplīsums
natrhnutieroztržka
patlamapatlatmakyırtılmayırtmak

rupture

[ˈrʌptʃəʳ]
A. N (Med) → hernia f (fig) → ruptura f
B. VT
1.causar una hernia en, quebrarse
to rupture o.scausarse una hernia, herniarse (fig) (hum) → herniarse
2. (fig) → romper, destruir

rupture

[ˈrʌptʃər]
n
(MEDICINE)hernie f
(= rift) → rupture f
vt
[+ tendon] → se déchirer; [+ spleen, artery, appendix] → se faire une rupture de
a ruptured tendon → une rupture du tendon
a ruptured appendix → une rupture de l'appendice
a ruptured artery → une rupture artérielle
to rupture o.s. → se faire une hernie
(= burst) [+ pipe, tank] → faire éclater
(= cause a rift in) [+ relations] → rompre
vi [organ, artery] → se rompre

rupture

n (lit, fig)Bruch m; (Pol, of relations) → Abbruch m
vtbrechen; to rupture oneself (inf)sich (dat)einen Bruch heben (inf); to rupture a musclesich (dat)einen Muskelriss zuziehen
vibrechen

rupture

[ˈrʌptʃəʳ]
1. nrottura (Med, YYY) (hernia) → ernia
2. vt (blood vessel) → far scoppiare
to rupture o.s. → farsi venire un'ernia

rupture

(ˈraptʃə) noun
a tearing or breaking.
verb
to break or tear.

rup·ture

n. [hernia] ruptura; [bone] rotura, fractura; [boil] reventazón;
v. reventar, romper, fracturar; abrirse, reventarse, romperse, fracturarse.

rupture

n ruptura, rotura; premature — of membranes ruptura or rotura prematura de membranas; vt, vi reventar(se); ruptured appendix apéndice perforado
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In a few moments a colt was seen gliding, like a fallow deer, among the straight trunks of the pines; and, in another instant, the person of the ungainly man, described in the preceding chapter, came into view, with as much rapidity as he could excite his meager beast to endure without coming to an open rupture.
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But every circumstance that could embitter such an evil seemed uniting to heighten the misery of Marianne in a final separation from Willoughby--in an immediate and irreconcilable rupture with him.
He was obliged to watch him closely to prevent his resuming his purpose of flight, to intercept his communication with the Grand Master, lest he should come to an open rupture with his Superior, and to renew, from time to time, the various arguments by which he endeavoured to show, that, in appearing as champion on this occasion, Bois-Guilbert, without either accelerating or ensuring the fate of Rebecca, would follow the only course by which be could save himself from degradation and disgrace.
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Your Majesty will not forget that I have done everything in my power to prevent a rupture.
Well, sir, the rupture of a blood-vessel on the lobe of the brain has destroyed all this, not in a day, not in an hour, but in a second.
Grimaud, nevertheless, was resolved for certain reasons not at once to come to a full rupture with the prisoner; he wanted to inspire, not a sudden repugnance, but a good, sound, steady hatred; he retired, therefore, and gave place to four guards, who, having breakfasted, could attend on the prisoner.
Richard was now seated on the stool again, and, the black taking the hind seat, the steeds were put in motion toward home, As they dashed down the hill on a fast trot, the driver occasionally turned his face to Aggy, and continued speaking; for, notwithstanding their recent rupture, the most perfect cordiality was again existing between them,
Such and such-like were the reasonings of Sir Thomas, happy to escape the embarrassing evils of a rupture, the wonder, the reflections, the reproach that must attend it; happy to secure a marriage which would bring him such an addition of respectability and influence, and very happy to think anything of his daughter's disposition that was most favourable for the purpose.
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They seemed far away now, for his present attitude was more than a holiday, it was almost a rupture.