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Synonyms for break away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, break out, break away(verb)

    move away or escape suddenly

    "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"; "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"

    Synonyms:
    crack, give way, soften, run, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, chip, snap off, stop, go, bunk, demote, break out, separate, turn tail, split, give away, damp, smash, fly the coop, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, chip off, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, scarper, let on, get around, escape, wear out, cave in, break-dance, break up, check, give out, break in, give, split up, secede, splinter, better, burst, go bad, take to the woods, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, break down, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, hightail it, kick downstairs, scat, part, lam, infract, run away, head for the hills, fail, come apart, bankrupt, come off, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear

  2. chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off(verb)

    break off (a piece from a whole)

    "Her tooth chipped"

    Synonyms:
    chip, chip off, cut off, scat, cut short, come off, splinter, come away, secede, run away, go over, lam, scarper, bunk, discontinue, nick, break, snap off, break out, fly the coop, turn tail, run, head for the hills, detach, take to the woods, knap, go off, stop, hightail it, break off, break short, escape

  3. break, break away(verb)

    interrupt a continued activity

    "She had broken with the traditional patterns"

    Synonyms:
    crack, give way, soften, run, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, chip, snap off, stop, go, bunk, demote, break out, separate, turn tail, split, give away, damp, smash, fly the coop, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, chip off, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, scarper, let on, get around, escape, wear out, cave in, break-dance, break up, check, give out, break in, give, split up, secede, splinter, better, burst, go bad, take to the woods, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, break down, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, hightail it, kick downstairs, scat, part, lam, infract, run away, head for the hills, fail, come apart, bankrupt, come off, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear

  4. secede, splinter, break away(verb)

    withdraw from an organization or communion

    "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"

    Synonyms:
    chip, chip off, come off, scat, splinter, secede, run away, lam, bunk, break out, sliver, take to the woods, break, scarper, fly the coop, turn tail, run, head for the hills, hightail it, break off, escape

  5. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away(verb)

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, get off, run away, move, turn tail, chip, range, break out, run, beat, guide, function, lead, lam, thresh, flow, melt down, track down, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, break off, break, break loose, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, get out, get by, secede, thrash, run for, black market, miss, persist, splinter, incline, draw, hightail it, elude, be given, prevail, campaign, get away, tend, chip off, escape, ladder, ply, come off, flail, melt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. break away

    Synonyms:
    escape (against resistance), break loose

  2. break away

    Synonyms:
    be scattered, be dissipated

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How to say break away in sign language?

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How to use break away in a sentence?

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    You must break away from all the rules of selfishness and make sharing as your new motto in marriage.

  2. Ahn Chan-il:

    Kim Jong Un wants to break away from the past, as well as the Norths traditional cult of personality, he wants to come across and brand himself as a leader who is modern and competent, rather than a descendant of his predecessors.

  3. Olivier Jakob:

    Asia has been relatively weak and China is not providing much support, without the support of the products and with a structure in crude oil that is weakening, it is difficult to think that crude can break away to the upside.

  4. Isabella Rossellini:

    She showed that women are independent, that women want to tell their own story, want to take initiative but sometimes they can't because sometimes our social culture doesn't allow women to break away from certain rules.

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Know the right time to break away from your ignorance and join the ship of those who have chosen wisdom.


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