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Main Entry: break
Synonyms:
abeyance, about-face, about ship, abrade, abrasion, abscond, abysm, abyss, accidentality, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accommodation, accustom, actuarial calculation, adapt, adaptation, adjust, adjustment, adventitiousness, agree to disagree, alienation, alter, alteration, ameliorate, amelioration, announce, apostasy, appear, apprentice, arrearage, arroyo, back and fill, bankrupt, bark, be at cross-purposes, be changed, be converted into, be poised, be renewed, be ruined, bear away, bear market, bear off, bear to starboard, bearish market, beat, beat about, beat down, become insolvent, become public, bed, bed down, befall, begin, bend, betide, betterment, billow, blemish, blessing, bloody, blooper, blow, boner, boo-boo, boot, bottom out, bounce, box canyon, box off, breach, breach of friendship, break, break away, break down, break forth, break ground, break in, break of, break off, break open, break out, break the ice, break through, break to harness, break up, break with, breakage, breakout, breath, breathe, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, breed, bridle, brighten, bring about, bring low, bring round, bring to terms, bring up, broken circuit, browbeat, brush, bulldoze, bully, bump, bunk, burglarize, burgle, burn, burn off, burst, burst forth, burst in, bust, buzz about, caesura, call a break, call time, can, cant, cant round, canyon, case harden, cashier, cast, cast about, castrate, casualness, cave, cave in, cavity, cease-fire, cease, cessation, chafe, chance, change, change course, change of heart, change the heading, changeableness, chap, chasm, cheapen, cheapening, check, checker, chimney, chink, chip, chop, chop and change, cigarette break, cipher, circuit, circuital field, circulate, clamp down on, clash, claw, cleavage, cleave, cleft, cleuch, closed circuit, clough, cocktail hour, coerce, coffee break, col, collapse, collide, comb, come about, come apart, come around, come forth, come off, come out, come round, come unstuck, commence, comminute, communicate, compel, complete circuit, concussion, condition, confirm, conflict, confound, confute, conk out, conquer, constructive change, continuity, contradict, contravene, controvert, conversion, convey, coulee, couloir, counter, cow, crack, crackle, cranny, crash, craze, crevasse, crevice, cripple, crumble, crumple, crush, cryptanalyze, cultivate, cure, curry, currycomb, cut, cut apart, cut off, cut prices, cwm, dash, daunt, dawn, day off, dead circuit, debilitate, decamp, decipher, declare a recess, decline, declining market, decompose, deconsecrate, decrypt, defalcation, defeat, defect, defection, deficiency, deficit, defile, deflate, deflation, defrock, defy, degenerate, degeneration, degenerative change, degrade, deliverance, delivery, dell, dement, demerit, demolish, demoralize, demote, depart, depart from, deplume, depose, depreciate, depreciation, deprive, despotize, destiny, destroy, detach, deteriorate, deterioration, dethrone, devaluate, devaluation, develop, deviate, deviation, differ, difference, dike, disaccord, disaccustom, disaffection, disagree, disarrange, disavow, disband, disbar, discipline, disclose, disconfirm, discontinuation, discontinue, discontinuity, discourage, discrown, disemploy, disengage, disenthrone, disfavor, disgrade, disintegrate, disjoin, dismiss, disobey, disperse, displace, displume, disregard, disrupt, disruption, dissent, dissolve, disturb, disunion, disunity, ditch, dive, diverge, divergence, diversification, diversify, diversion, diversity, divide, dividedness, division, divulge, do violence to, domesticate, domesticize, domineer, domineer over, donga, double a point, downgrade, downtime, draw, drench, drill, droop, drop, drum out, ease up, ebb and flow, educate, emerge, emergence, end, enforced respite, enslave, erupt, escape, escapism, establish, estrangement, evasion, evert, excavation, excommunicate, exercise, exfoliate, exhaust, expel, explode, extrication, fade, fail, faint, fall, fall in price, fall out, fall to pieces, falling-out, familiarize, fate, fault, faux, feed, fell, fetch about, fetch up, find vent, fire, fissure, fit, fitting, fix, fizzle out, flag, flash burn, flatten, flaw, flee, flight, flip-flop, flop, flout, fluke, flukiness, flume, fly, fly about, fodder, foil, fold, fold up, form, fortuitousness, fortuity, fortune, foster, found, fracture, fragment, fray, frazzle, freeing, fret, frustrate, furlough, furrow, gaffe, gall, galvanic circuit, gamble, gap, gape, gash, gentle, get about, get abroad, get afloat, get around, get exposure, get through, getaway, give away, give out, give the ax, give the gate, give up, give way, go, go about, go bankrupt, go broke, go downhill, go forth, go into receivership, go soft, go the rounds, go to pieces, go to pot, go to ruin, go under, go up, good fortune, good luck, gorge, gradual change, grind, grind down, groom, groove, grow bright, grow light, gulch, gulf, gully, gybe, habituate, half-time intermission, half time, halt, handle, hap, happenstance, happy chance, happy hour, harden, harness, haul around, have currency, heave, heave round, heedless hap, henpeck, hesitation, hiatus, hit the skids, hitch, hole, holiday, hot circuit, house-train, housebreak, how they fall, humble, humiliate, hurt, ignore, impart, impoverish, impropriety, improve, improvement, inaugurate, incise, incision, indecorum, indeterminacy, indeterminateness, infract, infringe, initiate, injure, injury, innovate, interfere, interim, interject, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermit, intermittence, interpose, interregnum, interrupt, interruption, interval, intervene, intimidate, intrude, inure, irregularity, issuance, issue, jailbreak, jangle, jar, jew down, jibe, jibe all standing, joint, jostle, keep down, keep under, kick, kick upstairs, kloof, knock off, lacerate, laceration, lack, lacuna, languish, lapse, lateral circuit, law of averages, lay off, layoff, leak, leakage, leave, leg, lesion, let go, let out, letup, liberation, lick into shape, lift, light, lighten, liquidate, litter, live circuit, look-in, loop, lord it over, lot, lower, lowering, luck, lucky break, lucky strike, lull, magnetic circuit, maim, make mincemeat of, make public, make redundant, manage, mark down, markdown, master, maul, meliorate, melioration, microcircuit, milk, mismatch, mismate, miss stays, missing link, mitigate, mitigation, moat, modification, modulate, modulation, moira, mortal wound, multiple circuit, multiple series, mutate, mutilate, mutilation, naturalize, need, negate, nose-dive, nose dive, notch, nullah, nurse, nurture, object, occasion, occur, off-time, off market, offend, omission, open, open rupture, opening, opportunity, oppress, orient, orientate, oust, out, outage, outlet, overawe, overbear, overcome, overmaster, override, overthrow, overwhelm, pare, parenthesis, pass, pass on, passage, path, pauper, pauperize, pause, peak, peg out, penetrate, pension, pension off, peter out, pierce, pine, plateau, plummet, plummeting, plunge, ply, point of repose, poop out, popple, practice, prepare, press heavy on, price cut, price fall, price reduction, principle of indeterminacy, printed circuit, prisonbreak, probability, problematicness, prostrate, puncture, purge, put about, put back, put down, put in tune, put to school, puzzle out, qualification, quell, quiet spell, radical change, raise, random sample, ravine, re-creation, read out of, ready, realignment, rear, rebut, recall of ambassadors, recess, redesign, reduce, reduction, reform, reformation, refute, rehearse, relax, release, relief, remaking, remission, remove, remove from office, rend, renewal, renounce, rent, replace, repress, repudiate, rescue, reshaping, resolve, respite, rest, resting point, restructuring, retire, retreating market, reveal, reversal, revival, revive, revivification, revolution, riddance, ride down, ride over, ride roughshod over, rift, rime, rip, rise, rise and fall, risk, rive, rob, roll, round a point, rub down, ruin, run, run of luck, rupture, sack, saddle, sag, sagging market, savage, scald, scale, scape, scatter, scend, schism, scissure, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff, scuttle, seam, season, second-degree burn, see the light, send, send to school, separate forcibly, separation, serendipity, series multiple, set at defiance, set at naught, set naught by, set up, setting-free, sever, shard, shatter, shave, sheer, shift, shiver, short, short circuit, shortage, shot, show, shut down, sink, skin, slash, slew, slice, slit, slot, slump, smash, snap, snap the thread, soft market, solecism, sore, spell, splinter, split, sprain, spread, spread about, spread like wildfire, spring a leak, squeak, stab, stab wound, stand-down, start, statistical probability, stay, stick, stop, stop for breath, strain, streak of luck, strip, strip of office, strip of rank, stroke of luck, subdue, subjugate, sudden change, superannuate, suppress, surcease, surge, surplus, suspend, suspension, swell, swerve, swing round, swing the stern, switch, tack, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take a turn, take five, take in hand, take ten, take the plunge, take time out, tame, tea break, tear, tell, ten, tend, terrorize, the breaks, theory of probability, third-degree burn, throw about, time, time off, time out, toss, total change, train, trample down, trample on, trample underfoot, trample upon, transgress, transition, transmit, transpire, trauma, traumatize, tread down, tread underfoot, tread upon, trench, trespass, trim, truce, turn, turn aside, turn back, turn into, turn off, turn out, turn over, turn the corner, turnabout, tyrannize, tyrannize over, ullage, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, unchurch, undergo a change, undermine, undulate, unevenness, unfold, unfrock, unman, unravel, unriddle, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone, upheaval, vacation, valley, vanquish, variation, variety, vary, vector field, veer, vent, violate, violent change, void, wadi, walk all over, walk over, want, wantage, warp, water, wave, weaken, wean, wear, wear away, wear out, wear ship, wear thin, weary, weigh heavy on, whatever comes, wilt, wind, wont, worsen, worsening, wound, wounds immedicable, wrench, yaw, yield, yoke
 
Main Entry: break away
Synonyms:
apostacize, apostatize, bail out, betray, bolt, break jail, break loose, change sides, cut loose, defect, desert, escape, escape prison, evade, fall away, fall off, flee, fly the coop, get away, get clear of, get free, get out, get out of, go over, jump, let down, make a getaway, pull out, rat, run out on, secede, sell out, skip, slip the collar, switch, switch over, turn cloak
 
Main Entry: break down
Synonyms:
afflict, aggrieve, alphabetize, analyze, anatomize, anguish, arrange, assay, assort, bawl, beat down, bend, blow, blow down, blubber, boohoo, break, break up, bring down, bring low, bring to tears, bring to terms, bulldoze, burn down, burn out, burst into tears, cast down, catalog, categorize, cave in, chop down, class, classify, codify, collapse, come to naught, come to nothing, conk out, conquer, crack up, crumble, crush, cry, cut down, cut up, decompose, desolate, digest, disintegrate, dissect, dissolve in tears, divide, draw tears, droop, drop, drop a tear, embitter, faint, fall down, fall flat, fall in, fall through, fatigue, fell, file, fizzle out, flag, flatten, founder, gasp, get bogged down, get hung up, get mired, get tired, give out, go haywire, go kaput, go wrong, grade, greet, grieve, group, grow weary, humble, humiliate, index, inundate, jade, knock down, knock over, level, list, master, molder, mow down, oppress, order, overmaster, overwhelm, pack up, pant, peg out, peter out, pigeonhole, place, play out, poop out, prostrate, puff, puff and blow, pull down, putrefy, quell, range, rank, rase, rate, raze, reduce, reduce to elements, resolve, rot, run down, run out, segment, separate, shed tears, sink, smash, snivel, sob, sorrow, sort, spoil, steamroller, subdivide, subdue, succumb, suppress, sway, tabulate, taint, take down, tear down, throw down, tire, topple, topple down, topple over, torment, totter, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, turn, type, tyrannize, unman, weary, weep, wheeze, whimper, wilt
 
Main Entry: break even
Synonyms:
amount to, balance, come to, come up to, correspond, ditto, draw, equal, even, even off, keep pace with, knot, match, match up with, measure up to, parallel, reach, rival, run abreast, run to, stack up with, tie, touch
 
Main Entry: break forth
Synonyms:
appear, arise, bail out, be revealed, become known, bob up, break cover, burst forth, come, come forth, come out, come to light, debouch, disembogue, effuse, emanate, emerge, erupt, extrude, flare up, flash, get out, gleam, irrupt, issue, issue forth, jump out, leak out, manifest itself, out, pop up, protrude, sally, sally forth, show its colors, show its face, spring up, stand revealed, start up, surface, transpire
 
Main Entry: break ground
Synonyms:
break the ice, cast away, cast loose, cast off, cat the anchor, create, drop the mooring, head, head up, initiate, invent, lead, lead off, lead the way, loose for sea, originate, pioneer, precede, stand first, take the initiative, take the lead, take the plunge, unmoor, up-anchor, weigh anchor
 
Main Entry: break in
Synonyms:
acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, admit, apprentice, barge in, be admitted, breach, break, break in upon, break into, break open, break through, break to harness, breaking and entering, breed, breeze in, bring up, burglarizing, burglary, burst in, bust, bust in, butt in, case harden, cave in, charge in, chime in, chip in, come barging in, come between, come breezing in, come busting in, come in, condition, confirm, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, cross the threshold, crowd in, cultivate, cut in, develop, discipline, domesticate, domesticize, drill, drop in, edge in, elbow in, encroach, enter, entrench, establish, exercise, familiarize, fetch up, fit, fix, foist in, force open, form, foster, gain admittance, gentle, get going, get in, get in there, get off, get squared away, get under way, go in, go into, groom, habituate, harden, have an entree, have an in, hop in, horn in, house-train, housebreak, housebreaking, impinge, impose, impose on, impose upon, improve, infiltrate, infringe, insert, insinuate, interfere, interlope, interpose, interrupt, intervene, intrude, inure, invade, irrupt, jam in, jump in, lick into shape, look in, make a beginning, make a move, naturalize, nurse, nurture, obtrude, orient, orientate, pack in, pop in, practice, prepare, press in, prize open, push in, put in, put in tune, put on, put to school, put upon, raise, ready, rear, rehearse, rupture, rush in, safeblowing, safebreaking, safecracking, season, send to school, set a course, set foot in, slink in, slip in, smash in, sneak in, split open, squeeze in, start up, steal in, step in, storm in, stove in, take in, take in hand, tame, tear open, throng in, thrust in, train, trench, trespass, unlawful entry, visit, warm up, wedge in, wont, work in, worm in
 
Main Entry: break loose
Synonyms:
bail out, break away, break jail, break out, clear, cut loose, disembarrass, disembroil, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, dislodge, escape, escape prison, evade, extricate, flee, fly the coop, free, get away, get clear of, get free, get out, get out of, jump, make a getaway, release, skip, slip the collar, tear loose, unknot, unravel, unsnarl, untangle
 
Main Entry: break of day
Synonyms:
aurora, brightening, chanticleer, cocklight, crack of dawn, dawn, dawning, day-peep, daybreak, daylight, dayspring, first brightening, light, peep of day, prime, sunrise, sunup, vestibule of Day
 
Main Entry: break off
Synonyms:
agree to disagree, be at cross-purposes, break, clash, collide, conflict, contradict, counter, cut off, differ, disaccord, disagree, disarrange, discontinue, disjoin, dissent, intermit, interrupt, jangle, jar, jostle, mismatch, mismate, negate, object, snap the thread, suspend, take a break, vary
 
Main Entry: break out
Synonyms:
OD, arise, be born, be brought down, be felled, be struck down, be traumatized, become, belch, blow open, blow out, break loose, break through, burst forth, burst out, catch, catch cold, clear, collapse, come down with, come forth, come out, come to be, contract, crop up, cut loose, debouch, discharge, disembarrass, disembroil, disengage, disentangle, disgorge, disinvolve, dislodge, eject, emerge, eruct, erupt, exit, explode, extricate, fever, find vent, free, get, get out, get to be, go into shock, have origin, hurl forth, irrupt, issue, issue forth, leak out, ooze out, originate, overdose, release, rise, run a temperature, run out, sicken, spew, spout, spring up, take, take birth, take ill, take rise, tear loose, unknot, unravel, unsnarl, untangle, vomit
 
Main Entry: break the ice
Synonyms:
approach, blaze the trail, break ground, clear the way, court, create, cultivate, cultivate the soil, go in advance, head, head up, initiate, invent, lay the foundation, lay the groundwork, lead, lead off, lead the way, make advances, make up to, open the way, originate, pave the way, pay addresses to, pay court to, pioneer, play up to, precede, prepare the way, run after, shine up to, sow the seed, stand first, suck up to, take the initiative, take the lead, take the plunge
 
Main Entry: break the law
Synonyms:
breach the law, care naught for, circumvent the law, commit a crime, contravene, defy, disobey, disobey the law, disregard, disregard the law, flout, go counter to, ignore, infract, infringe, not conform, not heed, not keep, not listen, not mind, not observe, refuse to cooperate, scoff at, set at defiance, set at naught, set naught by, transgress, trespass, violate, violate the law
 
Main Entry: break the news
Synonyms:
air, announce, break it to, breathe, bring word, come out with, confide, confide to, divulgate, divulge, evulgate, give a report, give out, give tidings of, give vent to, inform, let get around, let in on, let out, make known, out with, publish, rehearse, relate, report, reveal, rumor, tell, utter, vent, ventilate, write up
 
Main Entry: break through
Synonyms:
achieve success, advance, arrive, be a success, breach, break in, break into, break open, break out, burst in, bust in, cave in, come forth, come on, come out, come through, cut a swath, debouch, emerge, erupt, exit, find vent, force open, get ahead, get on, get there, go far, go places, have it made, issue, issue forth, leak out, make a breakthrough, make a success, make good, make headway, make it, make the scene, ooze out, prize open, progress, rise, run out, rupture, split open, stove in, tear open
 
Main Entry: break up
Synonyms:
ablate, accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, amuse, analyze, anatomize, assay, atomize, be in stitches, beguile, better, bite the dust, break, break down, break into pieces, break open, break to pieces, burst, burst into laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cackle, canker, change, chortle, chuckle, come apart, come to dust, come unstuck, consume, convert, convulse, corrode, corrupt, crack, crack up, crash, crow, crumble, crumble into dust, crumble to dust, crunch, crush, cut to pieces, deactivate, debrief, decay, decompose, deform, delight, demob, demobilize, demolish, denature, detach, differ, differentiate, diffuse, disband, discharge, disintegrate, disjoin, disjoint, dismiss, disorganize, dispel, disperse, disrupt, dissect, dissent, dissever, dissolve, disunify, disunite, divaricate, diverge, diversify, divert, divide, effloresce, enliven, entertain, erode, exhilarate, fall, fall into decay, fall to dust, fall to pieces, fester, fission, fissure, fit, fracture, fracture one, fragment, gangrene, giggle, give away, give way, go bad, go into convulsions, go separate ways, go to pieces, grain, granulate, grind, guffaw, ha-ha, hee-haw, hee-hee, ho-ho, horselaugh, improve, kill, knock dead, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, let go, loosen up, make mincemeat of, meliorate, mildew, mince, mitigate, modify, modulate, mold, molder, mortify, muster out, mutate, nearly die laughing, necrose, overthrow, part, part company, powder, pulverize, putrefy, putresce, qualify, raise a laugh, raise a smile, rankle, re-create, realign, rebuild, reconstruct, recreate, redesign, reduce, reduce to elements, refit, reform, refresh, regale, relax, release, relieve, remake, renew, reshape, resolve, restructure, revamp, revive, ring the changes, roar, roar with laughter, rot, rupture, scatter, segment, separate, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shatter, shift the scene, shiver, shout, shriek, shuffle the cards, slay, smash, smash up, snap, snicker, snigger, snort, solace, sphacelate, splinter, split, split up, split with laughter, spoil, spring a leak, squash, squish, start, subdivide, subvert, sunder, suppurate, tee-hee, tickle, titillate, titter, topple, tumble, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide, turn upside down, variate, variegate, vary, waste away, wear away, work a change, worsen, wow, yuk-yuk
 
Main Entry: coffee break
Synonyms:
TV dinner, alfresco meal, barbecue, break, breakfast, breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, brunch, buffet supper, cigarette break, clambake, cocktail hour, cookout, diner, dinner, downtime, elevenses, enforced respite, fish fry, half-time intermission, half time, halt, happy hour, high tea, holiday, hot luncheon, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interruption, interval, letup, lull, lunch, luncheon, mash, meat breakfast, off-time, pause, petit dejeuner, picnic, plateau, point of repose, quiet spell, recess, relief, respite, rest, resting point, spell, stay, supper, surcease, suspension, tea, tea break, teatime, tiffin, time off, time out, vacation, wiener roast, wienie roast
 
Main entries similar to: break
abandon, abeyance, about ship, about-face, abrade, abrasion, abscond, abyss, acclimate, accommodate, accommodation, adapt, adaptation, adjust, adjustment, alienation, alter, alteration, ameliorate, amelioration, aperture, apostasy, apprentice, arrearage, back, back and fill, bankrupt, bark, bear off, beat, beat about, beat down, bed, befall, bend, betide, betterment, billow, blemish, blessing, bloody, blooper, blow, boner, boo-boo, boot, bottom out, bounce, breach, break, break down, break in, break off, break up, breakage, breakout, breaks, breath, breathe, breather, breed, bridle, brighten, bring about, bring round, bring up, browbeat, brush, bulldoze, bully, bump, bunk, burn, burst, bust, caesura, call it a day, can, cant, canyon, carriage, cashier, cast, castrate, cave, cave in, cavity, cease-fire, cessation, chafe, chance, change, change course, change of heart, chap, chasm, cheapen, check, checker, chimney, chink, chip, chop, cipher, circuit, circulate, clamp down on, clash, 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