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Noun rupture has 3 senses
  1. rupture - state of being torn or burst open
    --1 is a kind of
    injury, hurt, harm, trauma
    --1 has particulars:
     hernia, herniation; herniated disc, ruptured intervertebral disc, slipped disc
    Derived form: verb rupture1
  2. 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
  3. rupture - the act of making a sudden noisy break
    --3 is a kind of
    breakage, break, breaking
    Derived form: verb rupture1
Verb rupture has 1 sense
  1. 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
    Derived forms: noun rupture3, noun rupture1
    Sample sentence:
    The ropes rupture
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