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To end a relationship
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“I question the practicality of marriage when chances are that the couple is going to break up eventually.”
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To cause to separate into pieces, typically suddenly or forcibly
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Break up the cheese into small chunks.”
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To force or break apart
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“It will break up easily enough if you use a jackhammer.”
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To disperse or part company
“The crowd began to break up.”
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To draw to a close
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“It's finally time to break up this meeting now that all issues have been addressed.”
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Start laughing uncontrollably
“There were a couple of times we'd break up laughing when I'd catch someone turning to look at me in a wide shot.”
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To become, or cause to become, mentally unstable, especially from stress or anxiety
“Please stay strong and do not break up during this difficult time.”
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To divide something with another or others
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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To take apart or break down
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Have somebody in hysterics
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Divide into parts
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To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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To make less organized
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To rot or cause to rot
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To provide assuagement or palliation to
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To break into crumbs
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To break the continuity of (a line or surface)
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover
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To remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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To eat (something) steadily and often audibly
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Take flight
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Hit by accident when moving
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Search or rummage through something
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To unfasten something tied, fastened, or fixed in place
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Gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
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To soften or be softened by soaking
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To break or disregard (a rule or convention)
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The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body
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The action of formally ending or dismissing an assembly, partnership, or official body
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Physical, mental, or structural deterioration
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The end or failure of an enterprise or institution
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