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Synonyms for break away
break away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, break out, break awayverb

    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 offverb

    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 awayverb

    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 awayverb

    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 awayverb

    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

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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 use break away in a sentence?

  1. Dick Durbin:

    I'll tell you, I voted for both in the past because I have to measure it against the value of the package itself, build Back Better is the future for many working families. It gives them a chance to finally break away from the inequality in our economy and to have some optimism about the future. So, I don't want to let the package break down over that issue.

  2. Elizabeth Mecklenburg:

    Traveling reminded me that it is OK do what I want, it reminded me that it's OK to break away from the norm of what society expects of us. It reminded me that it's OK to do what my heart wants.

  3. Luis Fernando Arias:

    When there's a rupture, a disconnect, a break away from our spiritual lands, the heart is in one place and the mind in another. That's the reality the Nukak face, which causes what you would call depression.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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  • انفصلArabic
  • irrota, häipyä, joutua, ero, erota, hävitäFinnish

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