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break /breɪk/ verb (past tense broke /brəʊk $ broʊk/, past participle broken /ˈbrəʊkən $ ˈbroʊ-/)
break noun

Irregular Forms: (broke)(broken)

تفکیک ، تجزیه ، پاره کردن ، فتن ، جداکردن دو بوکسور ، ازیورتمه به چهارنعل ، حرکت از دروازه شروع اسبدوانی ، شکستن موج (موج سواری) ، ایجاد فضای تنفس با حرکتهای پیاده شطرنج ، حرکت سگ جهت اوردن شکار ، بازکردن بدنه اسلحه دویدن قبل از صدای تپانچه ، راحت باش ، گسیختگی ، شکستن ، خردکردن ، نقض کردن ، شکاف ، وقفه ، طلوع ، مهلت ، شکست ، شکستگی ، از هم باز کردن ، علوم مهندسی: قطع کردن ، کامپیوتر: فرمانBREAK ، معماری: شکست ، بازرگانی: مجزاسازی ، ورزش: نقطه فرود پرنده ، علوم هوایی: شکست ، علوم نظامی: راحت باش ، علوم دریایی: زنگ تفریح
الکترونیک: فرمان ، BREAK کامپیوتر: تفکیک ، تجزیه ، مجزاسازی ، تجارت خارجی: شکستن ، پاره کردن ، قطع کردن ، علوم مهندسی: فتن ، جداکردن دو بوکسور ، ازیورتمه به چهارنعل ،حرکت از دروازه شروع اسبدوانی ، شکستن موج ، موج سواری : ، ایجاد فضای تنفس با حرکتهای پیاده شطرنج ، حرکت سگ جهت اوردن شکار،بازکردن بدنه اسلحه دویدن قبل از صدای تپانچه ، نقطه فرود پرنده ، ورزشی: راحت باش ، زنگ تفریح ، علوم دریایی: شکست ، هواپیمایی: گسیختگی ، شکست ، معماری: وقفه ، راحت باش ، علوم نظامی: شکستن ، خردکردن ، نقض کردن ، شکاف ، وقفه ، طلوع ، مهلت ، شکست ، شکستگی ، از هم باز کردن کامپیوتر: قطع-صفحه یا ستون جدید کامپیوتر: تجزیه ، قطع

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- separate, burst, crack, destroy, disintegrate, fracture, fragment, shatter, smash, snap, split, tear
- disobey, breach, contravene, disregard, infringe, renege on, transgress, violate
- reveal, announce, disclose, divulge, impart, inform, let out, make public, proclaim, tell
- stop, abandon, cut, discontinue, give up, interrupt, pause, rest, suspend
- weaken, demoralize, dispirit, subdue, tame, undermine
- beat, better, exceed, excel, go beyond, outdo, outstrip, surpass, top
- division, crack, fissure, fracture, gap, hole, opening, split, tear
- rest, breather (informal), hiatus, interlude, intermission, interruption, interval, let-up (informal), lull, pause, respite
- stroke of luck, advantage, chance, fortune, opening, opportunity
Antonyms: observe
Related Idioms: go broke
English Thesaurus: break, smash, shatter, crack, burst, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. break1 S1 W1 /breɪk/ verb (past tense broke /brəʊk $ broʊk/, past participle broken /ˈbrəʊkən $ ˈbroʊ-/)
[Word Family: noun: break, outbreak, breakage; adjective: breakableunbreakable, brokenunbroken; verb: break]
[Language: Old English; Origin: brecan]

a) [transitive] if you break something, you make it separate into two or more pieces, for example by hitting it, dropping it, or bending it:
I had to break a window to get into the house.
Don’t lean on the fence like that – you’ll break it!
break something in half/two
He broke the biscuit in half and handed one piece to me.
Break the chocolate into small pieces and melt it over a gentle heat.
b) [intransitive] if something breaks, it separates into two or more pieces:
He kept pulling at the rope until it broke.
The frames are made of plastic and they tend to break quite easily.

2. BONES [transitive] to damage a bone in your body by making it crack or split:
She fell downstairs and broke her hip.

a) [transitive] to damage a machine so that it does not work properly:
Don’t mess about with my camera – you’ll break it.
Someone’s broken the TV.
b) [intransitive] if a machine breaks, it stops working properly:
The washing machine’s broken again.

4. RULES/LAWS [transitive] to disobey a rule or law:
They’re breaking the law by employing such young children.
If you break the rules, you will be punished.
The cameras catch motorists who break the speed limit.

5. PROMISE/AGREEMENT [transitive] to not do something that you have promised to do or signed an agreement to do:
I never break my promises.
You betrayed me. You broke your word.
break an agreement/contract
He was worried that he might be breaking his contract.

6. STOP/REST [intransitive] to stop for a short time in order to have a rest or eat something
break for
Shall we break for lunch now?

7. END SOMETHING [transitive] to stop something from continuing:
We need to break the cycle of poverty and crime in the inner cities.
We took turns driving, in order to try and break the monotony.
New talks will begin on Monday in an effort to break the deadlock.

8. DEFEAT SOMEBODY [transitive] to make someone feel that they have been completely defeated and they cannot continue working or living:
Losing his business nearly broke him.
I won’t give in. I won’t be broken by him.

9. DESTROY AN ORGANIZATION [transitive] to damage an organization so badly that it no longer has any power:
The government succeeded in breaking the unions.

10. DAY/DAWN [intransitive] when the day or the dawn breaks, the sky gets light:
Dawn was breaking by the time we arrived home.

11. STORM [intransitive] if a storm breaks, it begins:
We were keen to get back to the hotel before the storm broke.

12. WEATHER [intransitive] if the weather breaks, it suddenly changes and becomes cold or wet:
The following day the weather broke and we had ten days of solid rain.

13. WAVES [intransitive] when waves break, they fall onto the land at the edge of the water:
We sat and watched the waves breaking on the shore

14. SB’S VOICE [intransitive]
a) when a boy’s voice breaks, it becomes lower and starts to sound like a man’s voice:
He was fifteen, and his voice was just beginning to break.
b) if your voice breaks, it does not sound smooth because you are feeling strong emotions:
Her voice broke as she told us what had happened.

15. NEWS
a) [intransitive] if news about an important event breaks, it becomes known:
News of his resignation broke yesterday.
The minister has refused to give any interviews since the scandal broke.
b) [transitive] if you break unpleasant news to someone, you tell it to them:
I didn’t know how I was going to break the news to my mother.
The doctor finally broke it to me that there was no cure.

16. break a habit to stop doing something that you do regularly, especially something that you should not do:
a new drug which helps smokers to break their habit

17. break a record to do something even faster or even better than the previous best time, amount etc:
an attempt to break the 10,000-metres world record

18. break a journey British English to stop somewhere for a short time during a long journey:
We decided to break our journey in Oxford.

19. break sb’s heart to make someone very unhappy by ending a relationship with them or doing something that upsets them a lot:
He broke my heart when he left me.
It’ll break your father’s heart if you tell him you’re giving up college.

20. break a strike to force workers to end a strike:
The government has threatened to bring in the army to break the 10-month-old strike.

21. break a link/tie/connection to end a relationship with a person or organization:
The US has now broken all diplomatic links with the regime.
Sometimes it is necessary to break family ties in order to protect the child.

22. break the skin to cut the skin on your body:
Their teeth are sharp enough to break the skin.

23. break the back of something to finish the main or worst part of something:
I think we’ve broken the back of the job now.

24. break the bank to cost a lot of money, or more money than you have:
A new hard drive doesn’t have to break the bank.

25. break sb’s concentration to interrupt someone and stop them from being able to continue thinking or talking about something:
The slightest sound would break his concentration.

26. break the silence to end a period of silence by talking or making a noise:
The silence was broken by a loud scream.

27. break sb’s spirit to destroy someone’s feeling of determination:
They could not break her spirit.
The spirit of our soldiers will never be broken.

28. break sb’s power to take away someone’s position of power or control:
At last the power of the Church was finally broken.

29. break the ice informal to make people feel more friendly and willing to talk to each other:
Sam’s arrival broke the ice and people began to talk and laugh.

30. break a code to succeed in understanding something that is written in a secret way:
Scientists worked day and night to break the code.

31. break wind to allow gas to escape from your bottom, making a noise and an unpleasant smell

32. break (sb’s) serve to win a game in tennis when your opponent is starting the game by hitting the ball first:
Hewitt broke serve twice in the second set.

33. break a leg spoken used to wish someone luck, especially just before they perform on stage

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. break2 S2 W2 noun
[Word Family: noun: break, outbreak, breakage; adjective: breakableunbreakable, brokenunbroken; verb: break]

1. STOP WORKING [countable] a period of time when you stop working in order to rest, eat etc:
We’ll have a short break for lunch, then start again at two o'clock.
Let’s take a ten-minute break.
We’d worked for ten hours without a break.
I’ll go shopping during my lunch break.

2. STOP DOING SOMETHING [countable] a period of time when you stop doing something before you start again
break from
I wanted a break from university life.
She decided to take a career break when she had children.
break in
a welcome break in my normal routine

3. HOLIDAY [countable] a short holiday:
I was beginning to feel that I needed a break.
We flew off for a week’s break in Spain.
They’re offering weekend breaks in Paris for only £100.
the Easter/Christmas etc break
Are you looking forward to the summer break?

4. AT SCHOOL [uncountable] the time during the school day when classes stop and teachers and students can rest, eat, play etc
at break
I’ll speak to you at break.
They get together with their friends at break time.

5. ON TV [countable] a pause for advertisements during a television or radio programme:
Join us again after the break.
We’ll be back with more after a short break.

6. SOMETHING STOPS HAPPENING [countable] a period of time when something stops happening before it starts again
break in
We’ll go for a walk if there’s a break in the rain.
Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.
She waited for a break in the conversation.
There was no sign of a break in the weather (=an improvement in bad weather).

7. END A RELATIONSHIP [singular] a time when you leave a person or group, or end a relationship with someone:
I wanted a clean break so that I could restart my life.
It was years before I plucked up enough courage to make the break and leave him.
break with
He was beginning to regret his break with the Labour Party.

8. SPACE/HOLE [countable] a space or hole in something
break in
We crawled through a break in the hedge.
The sun shone through a break in the clouds.

9. CHANCE [countable] informal a sudden or unexpected chance to do something that allows you to become successful in your job:
There are hundreds of young musicians out there looking for their first break.
He got his first big break in 1998.
a lucky break

10. BONES [countable] the place where a bone in your body has broken:
It’s quite a bad break, which will take several months to heal.

11. TENNIS [countable] a situation in a game of tennis in which you win a game when your opponent is starting the game by hitting the ball first:
She really needs a break of serve now if she wants to win this match.

12. SNOOKER [countable] the number of points that a player wins when it is their turn to hit the ball in a game such as snooker

13. break with tradition/the past a time when people stop following old customs and do something in a completely different way:
It is time for a complete break with the past.

14. make a break for something to suddenly start running towards something in order to escape from a place:
As soon as the guard’s back was turned, they made a break for the door.
Two of the prisoners made a break for it but were soon recaptured.

15. give me/it a break! spoken used when you want someone to stop doing or saying something that is annoying you

16. give somebody a break spoken to stop being strict with someone so that a situation becomes easier for them:
Give the kid a break. It’s only his second day on the job.

17. the break of day literary the time early in the morning when it starts getting light

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. short rest/holiday
ADJ. short | coffee, lunch, tea | Christmas, Easter Are you going away for the Easter break?
VERB + BREAK have, take We'll take a break now and resume in half an hour.
PREP. at ~ I'll see you at break.
during (a/the) ~ I had a word with John during the break.
without a ~ We worked all day without a break.
~ for a break for lunch
~ from a break from looking after the children

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. change/interruption in sth
ADJ. clean, complete | career | commercial
VERB + BREAK make His new work makes a break with the past. I wanted to leave but was nervous about making the break.
PREP. ~ from a break from tradition
~ in a break in the weather
~ with

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. opportunity
ADJ. big, lucky
VERB + BREAK get I always knew I would get my lucky break one day.
give sb He's the director who gave her her first big break.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. easily | in half, in two She broke the chocolate bar in two and gave a piece to me.
up She broke the chocolate up into small pieces.
PREP. into The glass broke into hundreds of pieces.
PHRASAL VERBS break down
I. fail
ADV. completely, irretrievably They were divorced on the grounds that their marriage had broken down irretrievably.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. start crying
PHRASES break down and cry/weep, break down in tears She broke down in tears as she spoke to reporters.
break off
ADV. abruptly He broke off abruptly when Jo walked in.
PREP. from She broke off from the conversation to answer the telephone.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


break your promise
I’ll never forgive him for breaking his promise to me.
break your word (=break your promise)
I’ve promised to do it and I never break my word.
break your vow (=break a serious or formal promise)
He accused her of breaking her marriage vows.
break (off) your engagement
In the end she decided to break their engagement.
break a contract
He took the company to court for breaking the contract.
break an agreement
This action broke the international agreement of 1925.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: The family broke just after he was born.
GOOD: The family broke up just after he was born.

Usage Note:
break up = stop being together as a couple or group: 'Did you know that Carol and Richard have broken up?' 'Can you remember when the Beatles broke up?'

DUBIOUS: The police had to break the door to get in.
GOOD: The police had to break down the door to get in.

Usage Note:
In an emergency situation, policemen, firemen, etc break down the door of a room or building: 'If the door's locked, you'll just have to break it down.'

See BROKEN (broken)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: coffee break

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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