Synonyms of fragment in English:

fragment


See definition of fragment

noun

1‘more than 5000 meteorite fragments’

SYNONYMS

piece, bit, particle, speck

chip, shard, sliver, splinter

shaving, paring, snippet, scrap, offcut, flake, shred, tatter, wisp, morsel, shiver, spillikin

smithereens

Scottish skelf

technical spall

2‘I overheard a fragment of conversation’

SYNONYMS

snatch, snippet, scrap, bit, smattering, extract, excerpt

part, section, chapter, movement


verb

1‘frequent explosions caused the chalk to fragment’

SYNONYMS

break up, break, break into pieces, crack apart, crack open, shatter, splinter, fracture, burst apart, explode, blow apart, implode

disintegrate, come to pieces, fall to pieces, fall apart, collapse, break down, tumble down

smash, smash to smithereens

informal bust

technical spall

rare shiver