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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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