Synonyms of disrupt in English:


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1‘a 24-hour strike disrupted public transport’


throw into confusion, throw into disorder, throw into disarray, cause confusion in, cause turmoil in, play havoc with, derange, turn upside-down, make a mess of

disturb, disorder, disorganize, disarrange, interfere with, upset, unsettle, convulse

interrupt, suspend, discontinue

obstruct, impede, hamper

hold up, delay, retard, slow, slow down

British informal throw a spanner in the works of

North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of

2‘the explosion would disrupt the walls of the crater’


distort, damage, buckle, warp

break apart, break open, shatter, split, sever, cleave, split asunder

literary rend

archaic sunder, rive


organize, arrange