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fracture

Synonyms of fracture in English:

noun

  • 1 fracture will probably occur at the stress point
  • 2 she sustained two fractures to her leg
    break, breakage, crack, split
  • 3 crystals grow in the pores of the rock, causing tiny fractures
  • verb

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  • she had fallen and fractured her skull second-hand glass may fracture under pressure
    break, snap, crack, cleave, rupture, shatter, smash, smash to smithereens, fragment, splinter, split, separate, burst, blow out;
    sever, divide, tear, rend;
    informal bust
    rare shiver
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