Break

75 Definitions of Break

The definition of break, the meaning of the word Break:

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  • n. - Some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
  • n. - An unexpected piece of good luck
  • n. - (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  • n. - A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
  • n. - A pause from doing something (as work)
  • n. - The act of breaking something
  • n. - A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  • n. - Breaking of hard tissue such as bone
  • n. - The occurrence of breaking
  • n. - An abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
  • n. - The opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
  • n. - (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
  • n. - An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
  • n. - A sudden dash
  • n. - Any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
  • n. - An escape from jail
  • v. - Terminate
  • v. - Become separated into pieces or fragments
  • v. - Render inoperable or ineffective
  • v. - Ruin completely
  • v. - Destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
  • v. - Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
  • v. - Move away or escape suddenly
  • v. - Scatter or part
  • v. - Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
  • v. - Prevent completion
  • v. - Enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
  • v. - Make submissive, obedient, or useful
  • v. - Fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
  • v. - Surpass in excellence
  • v. - Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  • v. - Come into being
  • v. - Stop operating or functioning
  • v. - Interrupt a continued activity
  • v. - Make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
  • v. - Curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
  • v. - Lessen in force or effect
  • v. - Be broken in
  • v. - Come to an end
  • v. - Vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
  • v. - Cause to give up a habit
  • v. - Give up
  • v. - Come forth or begin from a state of latency
  • v. - Happen or take place
  • v. - Cause the failure or ruin of
  • v. - Invalidate by judicial action
  • v. - Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • v. - Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
  • v. - Reduce to bankruptcy
  • v. - Change directions suddenly
  • v. - Emerge from the surface of a body of water
  • v. - Break down, literally or metaphorically
  • v. - Do a break dance
  • v. - Exchange for smaller units of money
  • v. - Destroy the completeness of a set of related items
  • v. - Make the opening shot that scatters the balls
  • v. - Separate from a clinch, in boxing
  • v. - Go to pieces
  • v. - Break a piece from a whole
  • v. - Become punctured or penetrated
  • v. - Pierce or penetrate
  • v. - Be released or become known; of news
  • v. - Cease an action temporarily
  • v. - Interrupt the flow of current in
  • v. - Undergo breaking
  • v. - Find a flaw in
  • v. - Find the solution or key to
  • v. - Change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
  • v. - Happen
  • v. - Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
  • v. - Crack; of the male voice in puberty
  • v. - Fall sharply
  • v. - Fracture a bone of
  • v. - Diminish or discontinue abruptly
  • v. - Weaken or destroy in spirit or body

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Break is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 12 points in Words with Friends

There are 5 letters in break: A B E K R

3 Anagrams of Break

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32 words found using the letters in "Break"

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