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Synonyms for breach
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breach(noun)

    a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

    Synonyms:
    rupture, severance, break, falling out, rift

  2. breach(noun)

    an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

    Synonyms:
    rupture, severance, break, falling out, rift

  3. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out(verb)

    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

    "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. gap, breach(verb)

    make an opening or gap in

    Synonyms:
    violate, infract, offend, gap, break, go against, transgress

Wiktionary

  1. breach(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rupture, break, gap, rift

  2. breach(noun)

    The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.

    They breached the outer wall, but not the main one.

    Synonyms:
    break, rift, gap, rupture

  3. breach(noun)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    break, gap, rupture, rift

  4. breach(noun)

    A gap or opening made by breaking or battering, as in a wall, fortification or levee; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture; a fissure.

    Synonyms:
    rift, break, rupture, gap

  5. breach(noun)

    to leap clear out of the water

    Synonyms:
    rift, break, rupture, gap

  6. breach(noun)

    A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves; surge; surf.

    Synonyms:
    break, rift, rupture, gap

  7. breach(noun)

    A breaking out upon; an assault.

    Synonyms:
    rupture, break, rift, gap

  8. breach(noun)

    A bruise; a wound.

    Synonyms:
    break, gap, rupture, rift

  9. breach(noun)

    A hernia; a rupture.

    Synonyms:
    rift, gap, rupture, break

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breach

    Synonyms:
    rupture, divulsion, gap, quarrel, violation, nonperformance

    Antonyms:
    integrity, conservation, healing, reconciliation, inviolateness, fulfillment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breach(n.)

    Synonyms:
    break, fracture, rupture, opening, chasm, gap, crack, flaw, fissure, rent, rift

  2. breach(n.)

    Synonyms:
    infraction, violation, infringement, non-observance

  3. breach(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quarrel, difference, variance, disagreement, dissension, schism, misunderstanding, alienation, disaffection, rupture, falling out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breach(n)

    Synonyms:
    breaking, rupture, infraction, violation, trespass, nonobservance, hernia, rupture, falling out, alienation, disaffection, variance, difference, separation, ruption, disruption

How to pronounce breach?

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Indian

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How to use breach in a sentence?

  1. Peter Dutton:

    If they breach the conditions, they're subject to enforcement action, like anyone else, they're expected to operate within the law, and enforcement action will take place to identify those people and to deport them if they don't self-declare.

  2. Environment Secretary Germano Vieira:

    The breach of the embankment is going to happen, what we don't know is whether that breach will affect the dam.

  3. Seth Chromick:

    This breach is a parent's nightmare of epic proportions, a different approach to security for all organizations is needed.

  4. Jaclyn Falkowski:

    The disclosure of the scope of the breach is troubling.

  5. Mike Kane:

    The board and management are deeply disappointed at the breach of trust that led to the accounts of the Windows business being misreported to inflate profitability.


Translations for breach

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خرقArabic
  • скъсване на отношения, разбиване на вълни, нарушение, пробив, прибой, цепнатинаBulgarian
  • Bruch, Bresche, Brechen, VerstoßGerman
  • violación, disolución, batería, brecha, boquete, quebrada, incumplimientoSpanish
  • rikkoa, hyökkäys, rikkominen, murtuma, murtua, hypätä, rikkomus, särkeä, välirikko, murros, murtuminenFinnish
  • infraction, brouille, violation, brècheFrench
  • briseadhScottish Gaelic
  • törés, hullámtörésHungarian
  • brecho, brechizarIdo
  • להפרHebrew
  • 違反Japanese
  • parada, infração, fissura, términoPortuguese
  • [[разры́в]] [[отношение, наруше́ние, невыполне́ние, штурм, проло́м, разры́в, брешьRussian
  • bräschSwedish
  • மீறினால்Tamil
  • kirmak, kanun disi is yapmak, bosluk, SaldiriTurkish
  • 冲破Chinese

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