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break

synonym (synonym of break)

  • (verb)
    To break is to divide sharply, with severance of particles, as by a blow or strain. To burst is to break by pressure from within, as a bombshell, but more.. (verb)
     
  • (noun.event)
    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an unexpected piece of good luck (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.object)
    (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of breaking something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.state)
    breaking of hard tissue such as bone (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an escape from jail (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.change)
    terminate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    ruin completely (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move away or escape suddenly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.change)
    prevent completion (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    surpass in excellence (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    interrupt a continued activity (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come to an end (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    reduce to bankruptcy (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    do a break dance (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy the completeness of a set of related items (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    go to pieces (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    break a piece from a whole (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be released or become known; of news (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.change)
    happen (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become fractured; break or crack on the surface only (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of break)

also (also)

hypernym (break IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a long narrow opening (noun.object)
     
  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (noun.event)
    coming apart (noun.event)
     
  • a sudden dash (noun.act)
    a quick run (noun.act)
     
  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    a definite length of time marked off by two instants (noun.time)
     
  • act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (verb.social)
    show a lack of respect for (verb.social)
     
  • an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion) (noun.event)
    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another (noun.event)
     
  • an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity (noun.act)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
     
  • an escape from jail (noun.act)
    the act of escaping physically (noun.act)
     
  • an unexpected piece of good luck (noun.event)
    anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause (noun.event)
     
  • any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare (noun.act)
    the act of scoring in a game or sport (noun.act)
     
  • assign to a lower position; reduce in rank (verb.social)
    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person) (verb.social)
     
  • be broken in (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    change in physical make-up (verb.change)
     
  • break a piece from a whole (verb.contact)
    cause to become detached or separated; take off (verb.contact)
     
  • breaking of hard tissue such as bone (noun.state)
    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. (noun.state)
     
  • cause the failure or ruin of (verb.social)
    destroy or cause to fail (verb.social)
     
  • change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     
  • come forth or begin from a state of latency (verb.stative)
    happen or occur as a result of something (verb.stative)
     
  • come into being (verb.change)
    enter or assume a certain state or condition (verb.change)
     
  • come to an end (verb.stative)
    have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb.stative)
     
  • crack; of the male voice in puberty (verb.change)
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action (verb.change)
     
  • curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves (verb.motion)
    break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • destroy the completeness of a set of related items (verb.contact)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    make a division or separation (verb.motion)
     
  • diminish or discontinue abruptly (verb.body)
    decrease in size, extent, or range (verb.change)
     
  • do a break dance (verb.motion)
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance (verb.creation)
     
  • emerge from the surface of a body of water (verb.motion)
    come into sight or view (verb.change)
     
  • enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act (verb.social)
    enter unlawfully on someone's property (verb.social)
     
  • exchange for smaller units of money (verb.contact)
    exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category (verb.change)
     
  • find a flaw in (verb.cognition)
    destroy completely; damage irreparably (verb.contact)
     
  • find the solution or key to (verb.cognition)
    find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
     
  • force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up (verb.emotion)
    give verbal or other expression to one's feelings (verb.emotion)
     
  • fracture a bone of (verb.body)
    cause injuries or bodily harm to (verb.body)
     
  • give up (verb.stative)
    put an end to a state or an activity (verb.stative)
     
  • go to pieces (verb.contact)
    fall into decay or ruin (verb.change)
     
  • happen (verb.change)
    come to pass (verb.change)
     
  • interrupt a continued activity (verb.social)
    discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb.social)
     
  • interrupt the flow of current in (verb.communication)
    make a break in (verb.communication)
     
  • invalidate by judicial action (verb.social)
    declare invalid (verb.social)
     
  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation (verb.change)
     
  • make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing (verb.motion)
    run away quickly (verb.motion)
     
  • make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
    let something be known (verb.communication)
     
  • make submissive, obedient, or useful (verb.change)
    overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable (verb.change)
     
  • make the opening shot that scatters the balls (verb.contact)
    throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective (verb.contact)
     
  • move away or escape suddenly (verb.motion)
    run away from confinement (verb.motion)
     
  • pierce or penetrate (verb.contact)
    pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance (verb.contact)
     
  • prevent completion (verb.change)
    bring to an end or halt (verb.change)
     
  • reduce to bankruptcy (verb.possession)
    make poor (verb.possession)
     
  • render inoperable or ineffective (verb.change)
    inflict damage upon (verb.change)
     
  • scatter or part (verb.motion)
    move away from each other (verb.motion)
     
  • separate from a clinch, in boxing (verb.contact)
    force, take, or pull apart (verb.contact)
     
  • some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity (noun.event)
    an event that happens (noun.event)
     
  • surpass in excellence (verb.competition)
    be or do something to a greater degree (verb.competition)
     
  • the act of breaking something (noun.act)
    the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something (noun.act)
     
  • the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool (noun.act)
    (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand (noun.act)
     
  • undergo breaking (verb.communication)
    change from a simple vowel to a diphthong (verb.communication)
     
  • vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity (verb.stative)
    become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence (verb.change)
     
  • weaken or destroy in spirit or body (verb.body)
    lessen the strength of (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF break relation)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one side is above the other (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally (noun.object)
     
  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    a week or more of recess during the spring term at school (noun.act)
     
  • a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (noun.event)
    the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences (noun.event)
     
  • a sudden dash (noun.act)
    (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball (noun.act)
     
  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    a break or intermission in the occurrence of something (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause or interruption (as in a conversation) (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    an inadvertent interruption in a broadcast during which there is no sound (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    an intermission between the first and second half of a game (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a brief suspension of play (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished (noun.time)
     
  • act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (verb.social)
    commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    go against, as of rules and laws (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    break the law (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    enter unlawfully on someone's property (verb.social)
     
  • an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity (noun.act)
    (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an instance of sudden interruption (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    shouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagree (noun.act)
     
  • assign to a lower position; reduce in rank (verb.social)
    remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    bring to humbler or weaker state or condition (verb.social)
     
  • be released or become known; of news (verb.communication)
    be leaked (verb.communication)
     
  • become fractured; break or crack on the surface only (verb.change)
    break partially but keep its integrity (verb.change)
     
  • become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    be pierced or punctured (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break open or apart suddenly and forcefully (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    come unraveled or undone as if by snagging (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break or cause to break into pieces (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure (verb.change)
     
  • break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
    burst inward (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fold or collapse (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall loosely (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall or sink heavily (verb.motion)
     
  • breaking of hard tissue such as bone (noun.state)
    fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    break involving the entire width of the bone (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture in which the two ends of the broken bone are separated from one another (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture that does not go across the entire width of the bone (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    fracture in which one broken end is wedged into the other broken end (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin (noun.state)
     
  • cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    take a break for five minutes (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    take a ten minute break (verb.communication)
     
  • destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    cause to break into many pieces (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break into pieces (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break so as to fall inward (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over (verb.change)
     
  • discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb.social)
    terminate a relationship abruptly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break up or separate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    part; cease or break association with (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    end a relationship (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    withdraw from an organization or communion (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    interrupt a continued activity (verb.social)
     
  • fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns (verb.stative)
    go against (verb.stative)
     
  • go to pieces (verb.contact)
    wear away by rubbing (verb.contact)
     
  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    make soundproof (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb.change)
     
  • make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
    bring (information) out of concealment (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause to be revealed and jeopardized (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reveal unintentionally (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reveal in private; tell confidentially (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    tell anonymously (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    divulge confidential information or secrets (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    disclose directly or through prophets (verb.perception)
     
  • prevent completion (verb.change)
    get stuck while doing something (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make a break in (verb.communication)
     
  • ruin completely (verb.contact)
    cause to fall or collapse (verb.contact)
     
  • some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity (noun.event)
    an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    something that makes repeated and regular interruptions or divisions (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    one celestial body obscures another (noun.event)
     
  • stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
    stop operating (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    melt, break, or become otherwise unusable (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    fail to fire or detonate (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fail to function or function improperly (verb.contact)
     
  • terminate (verb.change)
    stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    interrupt before its natural or planned end (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it (verb.change)
     
  • the act of breaking something (noun.act)
    the act of making a sudden noisy break (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of breaking something into small pieces (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of cracking something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of chipping something (noun.act)
     
  • the occurrence of breaking (noun.event)
    a sudden breaking (noun.event)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF break relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a major open geological fault in Alaska (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a major geological fault in California; runs from San Diego to San Francisco; the source of serious earthquakes (noun.object)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.location)
    (geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface (noun.location)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool (noun.act)
    any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or c more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets (noun.act)
     

cause (cause to relations of break)

  • make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
    be released or become known; of news (verb.communication)
     
  • make submissive, obedient, or useful (verb.change)
    be broken in (verb.change)
     
  • ruin completely (verb.contact)
    go to pieces (verb.contact)
     

verb group (break is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from break)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    break into pieces (verb.change)
     
  • a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
    close at the end of a session (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
     
  • a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (noun.event)
    set or keep apart (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb.social)
     
  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
    stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    interrupt a continued activity (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     
  • act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (verb.social)
    a failure to perform some promised act or obligation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a crime less serious than a felony (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who transgresses moral or civil law (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who violates the law (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    morally offensive (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    violating or tending to violate or offend against (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being violated (adj.all)
     
  • an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity (noun.act)
    interfere in someone else's activity (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make a break in (verb.communication)
     
  • an escape from jail (noun.act)
    move away or escape suddenly (verb.motion)
     
  • assign to a lower position; reduce in rank (verb.social)
    act of lowering in rank or position (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category (noun.act)
     
  • become fractured; break or crack on the surface only (verb.change)
    a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something (noun.attribute)
     
  • become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being broken or damaged (adj.all)
     
  • break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
    a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures) (noun.event)
     
  • breaking of hard tissue such as bone (noun.state)
    fracture a bone of (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become fractured; break or crack on the surface only (verb.change)
     
  • cease an action temporarily (verb.communication)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pause from doing something (as work) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of suspending activity temporarily (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves (verb.motion)
    waves breaking on the shore (noun.event)
     
  • destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
    a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone (noun.person)
     
  • discontinue an association or relation; go different ways (verb.social)
    the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    division of a group into opposing factions (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    coming apart (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union) (noun.person)
     
  • do a break dance (verb.motion)
    a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of more.. (noun.act)
     
  • enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act (verb.social)
    trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent (noun.act)
     
  • fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns (verb.stative)
    an act that disregards an agreement or a right (noun.act)
     
  • fracture a bone of (verb.body)
    the act of cracking something (noun.act)
     
  • go to pieces (verb.contact)
    impairment resulting from long use (noun.state)
     
  • happen (verb.change)
    a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a return of something after a period of abatement (noun.event)
     
  • interrupt the flow of current in (verb.communication)
    a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded (noun.artifact)
     
  • lessen in force or effect (verb.change)
    a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.object)
    that which weakens or causes a loss of strength (noun.object)
     
  • make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
    an enlightening or astonishing disclosure (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the speech act of making something evident (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the act of disclosing something that was secret or private (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    something that is discovered (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an unintentional disclosure (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the disclosure of something secret (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the exposure of an impostor or a fraud (noun.communication)
     
  • move away or escape suddenly (verb.motion)
    an escape from jail (noun.act)
     
  • prevent completion (verb.change)
    the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of stopping something (noun.act)
     
  • reduce to bankruptcy (verb.possession)
    inability to discharge all your debts as they come due (noun.state)
     
  • render inoperable or ineffective (verb.change)
    the act of breaking something (noun.act)
     
  • ruin completely (verb.contact)
    a complete failure (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something (noun.person)
     
  • stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
    a cessation of normal operation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.state)
    loss of ability to function normally (noun.state)
     
  • surpass in excellence (verb.competition)
    the superior one of two alternatives (noun.attribute)
     
  • the act of breaking something (noun.act)
    render inoperable or ineffective (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    break a piece from a whole (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    ruin completely (verb.contact)
     
  • vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity (verb.stative)
    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity (noun.event)
     

domain category (break is domain category of ....)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks (noun.cognition)
     
  • (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving (noun.act)
    a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court (noun.act)
     
  • make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing (verb.motion)
    the military forces of a nation (noun.group)
     
  • make the opening shot that scatters the balls (verb.contact)
    any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or c more.. (noun.act)
     

domain usage (break is used in .... domain)

  • happen or take place (verb.social)
    a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech (noun.communication)
     
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