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Synonym: burstcrackfractureinterruptionintervalletuppauserestruptureviolationAntonym: mendrepairSimilar words: break upbreak outbreak offbreak inbreak downbreak awaybreak intobreak throughMeaning: [breɪk]  n. 1. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity 2. an unexpected piece of good luck 3. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other 4. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) 5. a pause from doing something (as work) 6. the act of breaking something 7. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something 8. breaking of hard tissue such as bone 9. the occurrence of breaking 10. an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion) 11. the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool 12. (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving 13. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity 14. a sudden dash 15. any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare 16. an escape from jail. v. 1. terminate 2. become separated into pieces or fragments 3. destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments 4. render inoperable or ineffective 5. ruin completely 6. act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises 7. move away or escape suddenly 8. scatter or part 9. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up 10. prevent completion 11. enter someone's property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act 12. make submissive, obedient, or useful 13. fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns 14. surpass in excellence 15. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret 16. come into being 17. stop operating or functioning 18. interrupt a continued activity 19. make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing 20. curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves 21. lessen in force or effect 22. be broken in 23. come to an end 24. vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity 25. cause to give up a habit 26. give up 27. come forth or begin from a state of latency 28. happen or take place 29. cause the failure or ruin of 30. invalidate by judicial action 31. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 32. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank 33. reduce to bankruptcy 34. change directions suddenly 35. emerge from the surface of a body of water 36. break down, literally or metaphorically 37. do a break dance 38. exchange for smaller units of money 39. destroy the completeness of a set of related items 40. make the opening shot that scatters the balls 41. separate from a clinch, in boxing 42. go to pieces 43. break a piece from a whole 44. become punctured or penetrated 45. pierce or penetrate 46. be released or become known; of news 47. cease an action temporarily 48. interrupt the flow of current in 49. undergo breaking 50. find a flaw in 51. find the solution or key to 52. change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another 53. happen 54. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only 55. crack; of the male voice in puberty 56. fall sharply 57. fracture a bone of 58. diminish or discontinue abruptly 59. weaken or destroy in spirit or body. 
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1 Never give a sucker an even break
2 Without hope, the heart would break
3 A colt you may break, but an old horse you never can. 
4 Hard words break no bones, fine words butter no parsnips. 
5 Sticks and stones may break my bones,(www.Sentencedict.com) but words will never hurt me. 
6 You should not break the law.
7 Stop mucking about with those ornaments, you'll break something!
8 Protesters tried to break through a police cordon.
9 They used brute force to break open the door.
10 Don't break in when he is telling the story.
11 Light refreshments will be served during the break.
12 I didn't mean to break it-it was an accident.
13 They goaded him on to break the window.
14 Marion spoke[sentencedict.com], eager to break the tense silence.
15 Men are left idle when machines break down.
16 Somebody's going to break their neck on these steps.
17 Don't bear hard upon the pencil, it will break.
18 Can you break a one-hundred-yen bill?
19 You will only break my heart.
20 The ship went aground and started to break up.
21 He grabbed her, but she managed to break away.
22 After a short break the play continued.
23 However long the night, the dawn will break.
24 He predicted when war would break out.
25 I want to break up with you.
26 He obliterated the blackboard before break.
27 If it were not for hope, the heart would break
28 Laws are like cobwebs, which may catches small flies, but let wasps and horns break through. 
29 Habit is a cable: we weave a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it. 
30 aws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in. 
More similar words: break upbreak outbreak offbreak inbreak downbreak awaybreak intobreak throughbreaststreakbreathingout of breathbreezepeaksneaksteakspeakweakenspeakerspeak upspeak forto speak ofso to speakarearealreadrearreachrealmreact
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