Definitions For Rupture


  • The act of making a sudden noisy break
  • A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
  • State of being torn or burst open
  • A crack or break in something (such as a pipe)
  • A break or tear in a part of the body
  • A break in good relations between people or countries


  • Separate or cause to separate abruptly
  • To break or burst
  • To cause a break or tear in (a part of the body)
  • To damage or destroy (a relationship, situation, etc.)

Is Rupture a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rupture is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rupture in a Sentence

  • A rupture in the pipeline resulted in major water damage.
  • A rupture of an artery
  • An infection that could cause rupture of the eardrum
  • The pipe ruptured because of high water pressure.
  • High water pressure ruptured the pipe.
  • The impact ruptured his liver.

Synonyms for Rupture

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