break (plural breaks)
- (countable) An instance of breaking something into two pieces.
- The femur has a clean break and so should heal easily.
- (countable) A physical space that opens up in something or between two things.
- The sun came out in a break in the clouds.
- (countable) A rest or pause, usually from work.
- Letâ€™s take a five-minute break.
- (countable) (tennis) (tennis) A game won by the receiving player or players (in case of a double).
- (countable) (billiards) The first shot in a game of billiards
- (countable) (snooker) The number of points scored by one player in one visit to the table
- (countable) (surfing) Place where waves break (ie. pitch or spill forward creating white water).
- 2005: The final break in the Greenmount area is Kirra Point. â€” coolangatta.net 
- (intransitive: end up in two or more pieces): burst, bust, shatter, shear, smash, split
- (intransitive: of a bone): crack, fracture
- (intransitive: stop functioning): break down, bust, fail, go down (of a computer or computer network)
- (intransitive: interrupt): interrupt, pause
- (transitive: cause to end up in two or more pieces): shatter, smash
- (transitive: of a bone, intentionally): crack, fracture
- (transitive: of a bone, accidentially): crack, fracture
- (transitive: cause to malfunction or stop working altogether): bust
- (transitive: cause a person or animal to lose his/her/its will): subject, tame
- (transitive: do that which is forbidden by): contravene, go against, violate
- ( : a pause in a relationship.):
- (intransitive: interrupt): carry on, [[continue]], go on, [[restart]], [[resume]]
- (transitive: cause to end up in two or more pieces): [[assemble]], [[join]], [[mend]], put together, [[repair]]
5 letters in word "break": A B E K R.
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