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come apart


Definitions from WordNet

Verb come apart has 1 sense
  1. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart - become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
    --1 is one way to change integrity
    Sample sentence:
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Definitions from the Web

Term: come apart

Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb

Sense 1: To separate or fall apart

When something comes apart, it breaks into pieces or separates.

Example Sentences:

  • The old chair finally came apart after years of use.
  • The engine of the car came apart during the race.
  • The puzzle started to come apart as we tried to solve it.

Sense 2: To experience a breakdown or failure

When someone or something comes apart, they experience a failure or breakdown.

Example Sentences:

  • Under pressure, the team started to come apart and made mistakes.
  • The project came apart due to a lack of funding.
  • Her life came apart after the sudden death of her husband.

Sense 3: To lose self-control or become emotional

When a person comes apart, they lose self-control or become emotional.

Example Sentences:

  • She came apart after receiving the devastating news.
  • During the argument, he came apart and started shouting uncontrollably.
  • The emotional scene in the movie made many people come apart in tears.

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense 1: Widely liked or accepted

Something that is popular and liked by many is described as come apart.

Example Sentences:

  • The come-apart fashion trend has taken the industry by storm.
  • This book is a come-apart hit, with thousands of copies sold within days.
  • His latest album is receiving come-apart reviews from both critics and fans.

Sense 2: Specific to a locality or region

Something that is limited to a particular locality or region is referred to as come apart.

Example Sentences:

  • These come-apart customs are unique to this small village.
  • The phrase is a come-apart dialect term used only in this region.
  • These come-apart dishes are traditional in this specific area.

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