Synonyms for breach
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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote
To make a breach in.
They breached the outer wall, but not the main one.
A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
, to break into a ship or into a coastal defence
A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
A breaking out upon; an assault.
A bruise; a wound.
A hernia; a rupture.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 6 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outverb
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
"they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, gaolbreak, shift, interruption, time out, severance, pause, open frame, disruption, jailbreak, gap, severing, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, breakage, rupture, intermission, break
transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakverb
act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
"offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
crack, break away, plunder, soften, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, spite, part, collapse, disclose, die, transgress, ruin, founder, weaken, rape, outrage, discover, trespass, snap off, stop, go, demote, wear out, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, spoil, offend, appal, wound, overstep, relegate, bring out, violate, hurt, divulge, pause, break-dance, assault, get around, ravish, cave in, let on, buck, pique, desecrate, check, break up, break in, give, split up, dishonour, better, gap, burst, injure, break off, dishonor, bust, erupt, bruise, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, scandalise, fall apart, kick downstairs, scandalize, profane, fracture, break down, shock, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, give way, sin, expose, break, go bad, discontinue, despoil, intermit, get out, appall, wear
make an opening or gap in
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.5 / 2 votes
List of paraphrases for "breach":
violation, infringement, contravention, non-compliance, violate, offence, violations, rape, non-performance, breccia, non-fulfilment, rupture, infringe, contrary, failure, violating, contravene, sprain, breakdown, breaching, infraction, breakage, break, dereliction, abuse, non-observance, default, breaches, breaking, non-respect, intrusion
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The agency advised those affected to monitor their bank accounts for unusual activity, and to request a credit report along with other safeguards against fraud. The Associated Press, which first reported the breach, cited officials saying that the breach could potentially affect every federal agency. One key question is whether intelligence agency employee information was stolen. This is an attack against the nation, said Ken Ammon, chief strategy officer of software security company Xceedium, who added that the stolen information could be used to impersonate or blackmail federal employees with access to sensitive information. The FBI said in a statement that The FBI was working with interagency partners to investigate the breach, while the DHS said it was continuing to monitor federal networks for suspicious activity and is working aggressively to investigate the extent of the breach. Responding to news of the breach, Congressman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., called on Senate Intelligence Committee to pass cybersecurity legislation passed by the House earlier in the year. This bill will not be a panacea for the broad cyber threats we face, but it is one important piece of armor in our defenses that must be put in place – now.
Individually, the OPM breach and the Ashley Madison breach both present significant dangers to U.S. personnel, including intelligence personnel, but taken together, they really ratchet up the level of harm, the OPM breach has confidential information about U.S. personnel and people that have applied for security clearances, and the Ashley Madison breach reveals people's most intimate secrets about the affairs they might be having, and together, it provides a lot of leverage that could be used to blackmail and possibly influence U.S. personnel.
We’re seeing many more enquiries for protecting HR and employee data in the cloud after the Sony breach, whenever a high-profile breach happens we see a lot more urgency from our customers to advance their plans to put more protection in place.
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance.
Thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shalt be called, the repairer of the breach, the restorer of paths to dwell in.
Translations for breach
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- нарушение, прибой, разбиване на вълни, скъсване на отношения, пробив, цепнатинаBulgarian
- Bruch, Brechen, Bresche, VerstoßGerman
- batería, brecha, boquete, incumplimiento, quebrada, disolución, violaciónSpanish
- hypätä, rikkomus, murtua, särkeä, välirikko, murtuma, murros, murtuminen, rikkominen, hyökkäys, rikkoaFinnish
- brèche, infraction, brouille, violationFrench
- briseadhScottish Gaelic
- törés, hullámtörésHungarian
- brecho, brechizarIdo
- término, fissura, infração, paradaPortuguese
- разры́в, [[разры́в]] [[отношение, наруше́ние, невыполне́ние, штурм, брешь, проло́мRussian
- Saldiri, kirmak, kanun disi is yapmak, boslukTurkish
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