Break apart

break apart

verb
1. take apart into its constituent pieces [syn: disassemble] [ant: assemble
2. break violently or noisily; smash; [syn: crash
3. break up or separate; "The country is disunifying"; "Yugoslavia broke apart after 1989" [syn: disunify] [ant: merge
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