atomize vs break up

break up vs atomize

atomize and break up both are verbs.

As verbs, break up is a hypernym of atomize; that is, break up is a word with a broader meaning than atomize:
  • atomize: break up into small particles
  • break up: break or cause to break into pieces
Other hypernyms of atomize include fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize.
atomize (verb) break up (verb)
spray very finely to cause to separate and go in different directions
strike at with firepower or bombs discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
break up into small particles disband
break violently or noisily; smash
make a break in
cause to go into a solution
suffer a nervous breakdown
take apart into its constituent pieces
destroy the completeness of a set of related items
set or keep apart
attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
release ice
close at the end of a session
bring the association of to an end or cause to break up
come to an end
break or cause to break into pieces
cause to separate
separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
laugh unrestrainedly
Difference between atomize and break up

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