Definisi 'break'
English to English
noun
1 some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
Example:
• the telephone is an annoying interruption
• there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
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2 an unexpected piece of good luck
Example:
• he finally got his big break
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3 (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
Example:
• they built it right over a geological fault
• he studied the faulting of the earth's crust
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4 a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
Example:
• they hoped to avoid a break in relations
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5 a pause from doing something (as work)
Example:
• we took a 10-minute break
• he took time out to recuperate
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6 the act of breaking something
Example:
• the breakage was unavoidable
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7 a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
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8 breaking of hard tissue such as bone
Example:
• it was a nasty fracture
• the break seems to have been caused by a fall
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9 the occurrence of breaking
Example:
• the break in the dam threatened the valley
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10 an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
Example:
• then there was a break in her voice
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11 the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
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12 (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
Example:
• he was up two breaks in the second set
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13 an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
Example:
• it was presented without commercial breaks
• there was a gap in his account
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14 a sudden dash
Example:
• he made a break for the open door
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15 any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
Example:
• the break in the eighth frame cost him the match
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16 an escape from jail
Example:
• the breakout was carefully planned
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17 An opening made by fracture or disruption.
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verb
18 terminate
Example:
• She interrupted her pregnancy
• break a lucky streak
• break the cycle of poverty
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19 become separated into pieces or fragments
Example:
• The figurine broke
• The freshly baked loaf fell apart
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20 render inoperable or ineffective
Example:
• You broke the alarm clock when you took it apart!
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21 ruin completely
Example:
• He busted my radio!
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22 destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
Example:
• He broke the glass plate
• She broke the match
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23 act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Example:
• offend all laws of humanity
• violate the basic laws or human civilization
• break a law
• break a promise
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24 move away or escape suddenly
Example:
• The horses broke from the stable
• Three inmates broke jail
• Nobody can break out--this prison is high security
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25 scatter or part
Example:
• The clouds broke after the heavy downpour
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26 force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
Example:
• break into tears
• erupt in anger
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27 prevent completion
Example:
• stop the project
• break off the negotiations
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28 enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
Example:
• Someone broke in while I was on vacation
• They broke into my car and stole my radio!
• who broke into my account last night?
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29 make submissive, obedient, or useful
Example:
• The horse was tough to break
• I broke in the new intern
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30 fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
Example:
• This sentence violates the rules of syntax
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31 surpass in excellence
Example:
• She bettered her own record
• break a record
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32 make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Example:
• The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
• The actress won't reveal how old she is
• bring out the truth
• he broke the news to her
• unwrap the evidence in the murder case
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33 come into being
Example:
• light broke over the horizon
• Voices broke in the air
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34 stop operating or functioning
Example:
• The engine finally went
• The car died on the road
• The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
• The coffee maker broke
• The engine failed on the way to town
• her eyesight went after the accident
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35 interrupt a continued activity
Example:
• She had broken with the traditional patterns
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36 make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
Example:
• The ranks broke
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37 curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
Example:
• The surf broke
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38 lessen in force or effect
Example:
• soften a shock
• break a fall
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39 be broken in
Example:
• If the new teacher won't break, we'll add some stress
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40 come to an end
Example:
• The heat wave finally broke yesterday
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41 vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
Example:
• The flat plain was broken by tall mesas
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42 cause to give up a habit
Example:
• She finally broke herself of smoking cigarettes
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43 give up
Example:
• break cigarette smoking
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44 come forth or begin from a state of latency
Example:
• The first winter storm broke over New York
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45 happen or take place
Example:
• Things have been breaking pretty well for us in the past few months
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46 cause the failure or ruin of
Example:
• His peccadilloes finally broke his marriage
• This play will either make or break the playwright
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47 invalidate by judicial action
Example:
• The will was broken
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48 discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
Example:
• The business partners broke over a tax question
• The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
• My friend and I split up
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49 assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
Example:
• She was demoted because she always speaks up
• He was broken down to Sergeant
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50 reduce to bankruptcy
Example:
• My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!
• The slump in the financial markets smashed him
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51 change directions suddenly
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52 emerge from the surface of a body of water
Example:
• The whales broke
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53 break down, literally or metaphorically
Example:
• The wall collapsed
• The business collapsed
• The dam broke
• The roof collapsed
• The wall gave in
• The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice
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54 do a break dance
Example:
• Kids were break-dancing at the street corner
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55 exchange for smaller units of money
Example:
• I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy
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56 destroy the completeness of a set of related items
Example:
• The book dealer would not break the set
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57 make the opening shot that scatters the balls
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58 separate from a clinch, in boxing
Example:
• The referee broke the boxers
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59 go to pieces
Example:
• The lawn mower finally broke
• The gears wore out
• The old chair finally fell apart completely
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60 break a piece from a whole
Example:
• break a branch from a tree
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61 become punctured or penetrated
Example:
• The skin broke
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62 pierce or penetrate
Example:
• The blade broke her skin
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63 be released or become known; of news
Example:
• News of her death broke in the morning
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64 cease an action temporarily
Example:
• We pause for station identification
• let's break for lunch
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65 interrupt the flow of current in
Example:
• break a circuit
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66 undergo breaking
Example:
• The simple vowels broke in many Germanic languages
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67 find a flaw in
Example:
• break an alibi
• break down a proof
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68 find the solution or key to
Example:
• break the code
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69 change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
Example:
• Her voice broke to a whisper when she started to talk about her children
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70 happen
Example:
• Report the news as it develops
• These political movements recrudesce from time to time
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71 become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
Example:
• The glass cracked when it was heated
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72 crack; of the male voice in puberty
Example:
• his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir
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73 fall sharply
Example:
• stock prices broke
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74 fracture a bone of
Example:
• I broke my foot while playing hockey
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75 diminish or discontinue abruptly
Example:
• The patient's fever broke last night
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76 weaken or destroy in spirit or body
Example:
• His resistance was broken
• a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death
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77 To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
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78 To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
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More Word(s)
development, recrudescence, discontinuance, discontinuation, stop, break away, make, keep, observe, infringement, violation, offensive, violative, violable, wear, advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, bushel, break down, break up, decompose, demotion, relegation, breakup, dissolution, schism, wear away, wear off, break off, chip, get around, get out, bust, fall apart, lawn tennis, tennis, geology, billiards, armed forces, colloquialism, escape, flight, score, dash, sprint,
Related Word(s)
broke, broken, break,

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