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Noun rupture has 3 senses
- rupture - state of being torn or burst open
--1 is a kind of injury, hurt, harm, trauma
--1 has particulars:
- rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
--2 is a kind of separation, breakup, detachment
- rupture - the act of making a sudden noisy break
--3 is a kind of breakage, break, breaking
Verb rupture has 1 sense
- tear, rupture, snap, bust - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
--1 is one way to separate, disunite, divide, part
The ropes rupture