Definition of rupture:
- A bursting open, as of a steam boiler, in a less sudden manner than by explosion. See Explosion.
- Breach of peace or concord between individuals; open hostility or war between nations; interruption of friendly relations; as, the parties came to a rupture.
- Hernia. See Hernia.
- The act of breaking apart, or separating; the state of being broken asunder; as, the rupture of the skin; the rupture of a vessel or fiber; the rupture of a lutestring.
- To part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a blood vessel.
- To produce a hernia in.
- To suffer a breach or disruption.
geological fault, breaking, recess, tear, perforation, breakout, break down, disruption, respite, alienation, crack, assemble, bankrupt, pull, snatch, rift, cashier, fault, raid, transgress, wear out, separation, schism, lose it, prison-breaking, breakage, shoot down, disaffection, smash, rive, prisonbreak, open, severance, crush, snatch up, open frame, charge, displume, snarl, time out, falling out, bust, buck, jailbreak, click, breach, burst, rent, destroy, shiver, shift, good luck, photograph, shoot, break, hole, pluck, demolish, snap, wear, deplume, severing, help, deplumate, gap, happy chance, pause, break of serve, interruption, suspension, estrangement, faulting, intermission, fall apart, gaolbreak, flick.
- disintegrate (part of speech: verb)
- halve (part of speech: verb)
- dissociate (part of speech: verb)
- "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.
- "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
The Prince of Hesse Darmstadt enraged him by insisting that fifteen hundred disorderly peasants whom he had raised were an army, and should be paid as regular soldiers from the military chest, while they would submit to no discipline and refused to labor in the trenches, and an open rupture took place, when the prince, in his vexation at the results of the councils of war, even went so far as to accuse the earl of having used secret influence to thwart the enterprise.- "The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain", G. A. Henty.