Part of speech:
To break (a law, rule, promise, etc.); fail to keep or observe; infringe on
(Slang) To leave a place; depart
To set or put apart into sections, groups, sets, units, etc.; cause to part; divide; disunite; sever
(Sports) To bump a volleyball.
To ruin completely; defeat utterly; wreck
Ruin is defined as to break or destroy something.
To cause to become financially bankrupt.
To stumble, especially to stumble and go lame. Used of horses.
To perform for an audience:
To break down suddenly; fail; give way
To burst forth or out, as from some restraint
To wear a sailing vessel
To surpass or exceed:
To divulge is defined as to disclose information or share private information.
To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
(--- Now Rare) To reveal; disclose; expose
The definition of reveal is to show, disclose or admit something.
To disclose is defined as to make something known or reveal something.
To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
To be discarded or abolished:
(Informal) To desire something greatly:
To miss, neglect, or omit: used with an infinitive
To make or become weak or weaker.
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To dampen is defined as to make something a little bit wet, or to reduce or make weaker.
Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To stop; end
To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
To undergo a fracture.
To make a hole or gap in; break through.
To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary); exceed or overstep:
Trespass is defined as to go onto someone's property, or to cross a social boundary.
A drop of the clear salty liquid secreted by glands (lacrimal glands) in the eyes. Tears wet the membrane covering the eye and help rid the eye of irritating substances.
To tame is defined as to make wild and frightening people, animals or things calm and gentle.
To give way suddenly under strain, as nerves, resistance, etc.
To escape or pass from a person's memory, mind, power, grasp, etc.
Shiver is defined as to shake or tremble.
To sever is to separate or to cut or slice something.
To rupture is to break or burst, or to cause to break or burst.
To give temporary possession and use of in return for the payment of rent or a fee; lease or let
To pull away forcibly; wrest:
To break down completely; demolish
To give emphasis to; stress:
To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
To separate or open by means of a sharp point or points.
To penetrate is to pass into or through something.
Completely, fully, or to the point of exhaustion
To go away; leave:
Lull is defined as to calm or soothe.
To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
To allow to lapse.
To infringe is defined as to violate a law or agreement, or to exceed limits.
To reduce to poverty; make poor.
Of property or a contractual right, to interfere in such a way as to diminish its value.
Fragment means to break something into smaller pieces.
(Informal) To give in; buckle:
To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.
To let out or draw off (a gas, for example) from a container.
Escape is defined as to get away.
To get rid of; eliminate:
Seriously or vigorously:
To improve a product or service in ways that displaces an established one and surprises the market.
To refuse or fail to follow an order or rule.
To undo the joining of; separate.
To disintegrate is defined as to break apart and fall to pieces.
The definition of discipline is to punish someone for their behavior.
To disable is defined as to make something not work that was working before, or to injure someone in a way that makes them unable to do something.
To put an end to; do away with
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
To dash is defined as to move quickly, to destroy or to add elements to something.
(Informal) To pretend not to see or know (a person); snub
To give way; collapse:
Cripple is defined as to disable or make unable to function properly.
To cause (china, for example) to become covered with a network of fine cracks.
To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
To cleave is to split or separate something, especially along a natural line of separation or using a sharp tool, or to stick or adhere strongly to something or someone.
Chip is defined as to break off a small piece or cut into small pieces.
To make a hole in so as to let out liquid; tap (a cask)
Blunder means to say or do something in a careless or stupid way.
Batter means to repeatedly bang or hit something.
To say or tell
To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
To be found to exist or appear:
To overcome, as by persuasion or training; control
To create or fashion a recess in:
To be inconsistent with; be contrary to:
To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
To conquer decisively; crush
To pull down, tear down, or smash to pieces (a building, etc.)
Crash means to violently smash or break or to make a loud and sudden noise.
To unfasten or separate and remove; disconnect; disengage
To divide into portions or shares; parcel out:
In surgery, to separate different anatomical structures along natural lines by dividing the connective tissue framework.
To make a long deep cut in; slash deeply.
To cut or wound with a sweeping stroke or strokes, as of a knife
To split; cleave
A mistake; an error:
A disagreement or quarrel that causes a breach between persons formerly close
A break in friendly relations:
Respite is defined as a break or a rest.
Deliberate breach of faith; calculated violation of trust; treachery:
An empty space or a missing part; a gap:
By extension, a small interval of time free to be spent on activities other than one's primary goal.
A gap in continuity.
A surface within the Earth across which the velocities of seismic waves change. The discontinuities are located at the boundaries between the Earth's various layers and correspond to changes in the elastic properties of the Earth's materials.
An abandoning of what one has believed in, as a faith, cause, or principles
The definition of an opportunity is an favorable situation for a positive outcome.
An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
The repose of death:
An intermitting or being intermitted; interruption
The condition of being severed.
One that fails:
A cleft; fissure; division
A separation or division into factions:
The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
A sudden outburst, as of emotion or social discontent
Loss or damage due to breaking
Infringement or breach, as of a law, rule, right, etc.
The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.
Annulment or termination of a formal or legal bond or relationship.
The condition of anything which has disintegrated.
The separation of a substance into simpler substances or basic elements. Decomposition can be brought about by exposure to heat, light, or chemical or biological activity.
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
An interval of time between one event, process, or period and another.
The definition of a separation is a break, or the place where a split happens.
To make regular entries in; maintain a continuous record of transactions, accounts, or happenings in
Make is defined as to produce something.
To set right; remedy:
To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
(Intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.
To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
To carry out or fulfill the command, order, or instruction of.
To beat with a whip made from hide.
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
To be a waiter or waitress at:
To close or join in a particular manner:
(Mil.) To join (troops, a unit, etc.) temporarily to some other unit
To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
The practice of creating and maintaining a smooth and continuous plan or record of the physical details of a film, TV program, etc.
Misfortune is bad luck or a distressing occurrence.
That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.
The act or way of making something fast, or secure
A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.
An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
A correlation or causal connection:
A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
To be the fate; become:
To hold in abeyance; defer:
To separate into parts; split up; sever
The definition of a brake is a device used to slow down or stop a vehicle or machine.
An angry altercation; a quarrel.
An opening or perforation:
(Mil.) A major tactical or administrative unit that can act independently and is under one command
A conflict or difference of opinion.
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