Synonyms of fracture


1. fracture, break, injury, hurt, harm, trauma

usage: breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"

2. fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break, crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure

usage: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"

3. fracture, crack, cracking, breakage, break, breaking

usage: the act of cracking something


1. fracture, pervert, misuse, abuse

usage: violate or abuse; "This writer really fractures the language"

2. fracture, destroy, destruct

usage: interrupt, break, or destroy; "fracture the balance of power"

3. fracture, break

usage: break into pieces; "The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"

4. fracture, break, break off, discontinue, stop

usage: become fractured; "The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"

5. fracture

usage: break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle"

6. fracture, break, injure, wound

usage: fracture a bone of; "I broke my foot while playing hockey"

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Definition and meaning of fracture (Dictionary)