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To test or check the condition or health of:
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  1. To test or check the condition or health of:
  2. To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
  3. To study or analyze:
To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
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  1. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
  2. To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
  3. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
In surgery, to separate different anatomical structures along natural lines by dividing the connective tissue framework.
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  1. In surgery, to separate different anatomical structures along natural lines by dividing the connective tissue framework.
  2. To cut apart or separate body tissues or organs, especially for anatomical study.
  3. To examine, analyze, or criticize in minute detail:
To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
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  1. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
  2. (Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
  3. To get the better of; conquer; overcome
To turn over; upset:
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  1. To turn over; upset:
  2. To present with an excessive amount:
  3. To overcome emotionally
To be victorious; win.
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  1. To be victorious; win.
  2. To gain control of or subdue by military force:
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt. To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt.
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  1. To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt. To break; not to succeed in reaching a standard or goal; to perform ineptly or faultily; to become bankrupt.
  2. To stop operating or working
  3. To lose power or strength; weaken; die away
To be able to go no further; come to an end
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  1. To be able to go no further; come to an end
  2. To cause to desist or to change a course of action:
  3. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
To fail to function properly.
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  1. To fail to function properly.
To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
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  1. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
  2. To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
  3. To say hesitantly or timidly
To fail to achieve an anticipated result:
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  1. To fail to achieve an anticipated result:
  2. To fail to ignite properly or at the right time
  3. To fail to go off, or be discharged
(Comput.) To become inoperable because of a malfunction in the equipment or an error in the program
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  1. (Comput.) To become inoperable because of a malfunction in the equipment or an error in the program
  2. To move or go with such a noise
  3. (Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
To put an end to; discontinue:
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  1. To put an end to; discontinue:
  2. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
  3. To come to an end; stop:
(Informal) To desire something greatly:
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  1. (Informal) To desire something greatly:
  2. To stop functioning
  3. To mold, stamp, cut, or shape with a die
To break down suddenly; fail; give way
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  1. To break down suddenly; fail; give way
  2. To fall down or fall to pieces, as when supports or sides fail to hold; cave in; shrink together suddenly
  3. To cause to fold, break down, or fall down or inward.
To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
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  1. To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
  2. To die
  3. To die, especially from a disease or injury.
To produce an unexpected, undesired result.
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  1. To produce an unexpected, undesired result.
  2. To start or use a backfire in extinguishing or controlling a forest fire.
  3. To have an unexpected and unwelcome result; go awry; boomerang
(Intransitive) to shape one's body into a somewhat ball-like shape, with one's legs tucked into the abdomen, especially for cosiness or for protection.
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  1. (Intransitive) to shape one's body into a somewhat ball-like shape, with one's legs tucked into the abdomen, especially for cosiness or for protection.
  2. (Of hair) to curl, make curly, shape into curls
  3. (Intransitive) to become coiled or shriveled
To attack, damage, or destroy with a bomb or bombs
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  1. To attack, damage, or destroy with a bomb or bombs
  2. (Informal) To be a complete failure
  3. To drop a bomb or bombs.
To lose excitement, to become less exciting.
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  1. To lose excitement, to become less exciting.
(Intransitive) To fall asleep from exhaustion.
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  1. (Intransitive) To fall asleep from exhaustion.
  2. (Intransitive) To flake: to prove unreliable; to abandon or deseret.
Find another word for break-down. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for break-down, like: examine, investigate, dissect, surmount, overwhelm, conquer, fail, stop, malfunction, go out of order and falter.