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Definition of "break apart" []

  • Break up or separate (verb)
  • Take apart into its constituent pieces (verb)
  • Break violently or noisily; smash (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "break apart" in a sentence
  • "My mother glances at the stage and utters one word, besporyadok, disorder, which is what she says when I leave my uniform dress hanging on a chair, or when radiators in our apartment turn off on New Year’s Eve without warning, or when there is no janitor in sight to break apart a slope of ice in front of the entrance to our building."
  • "He had never tried to break apart anything as large as these rocks by magic, and now didn't seem a good moment to try-what if the whole tunnel caved in?"