Synonyms of fragment in English:

fragment


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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