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Synonyms for break-in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housebreaking, break-in, breaking and entering(verb)

    trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent

    Synonyms:
    breaking and entering, housebreaking

  2. break in, break(verb)

    enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act

    "Someone broke in while I was on vacation"; "They broke into my car and stole my radio!"; "who broke into my account last night?"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, barge in, develop, unwrap, conk out, part, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, cut in, divulge, pause, butt in, get around, wear out, cave in, let on, break-dance, check, break up, breach, give out, break in, give, split up, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, chime in, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, chisel in, kick downstairs, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear, put in

  3. chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in(verb)

    break into a conversation

    "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"

    Synonyms:
    barge in, hive away, inject, lay in, interpose, install, interject, butt in, stash away, throw in, set up, stack away, instal, stick in, put in, store, submit, break, break in, insert, gate-crash, enclose, chime in, cut in, come in, crash, introduce, inclose, chisel in, salt away

  4. break in(verb)

    start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  5. break in(verb)

    intrude on uninvited

    "The nosy couple broke in on our conversation"

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  6. break in(verb)

    break so as to fall inward

    "He broke in the door"

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  7. break in, break(verb)

    make submissive, obedient, or useful

    "The horse was tough to break"; "I broke in the new intern"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, barge in, develop, unwrap, conk out, part, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, cut in, divulge, pause, butt in, get around, wear out, cave in, let on, break-dance, check, break up, breach, give out, break in, give, split up, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, chime in, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, chisel in, kick downstairs, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear, put in

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    burglary, robbery, running-in, intrusion, trespassing, bedding

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How to say break-in in sign language?

  1. breakin

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How to use break-in in a sentence?

  1. Wendy Glaab:

    I like many Canadians travel to Florida from time to time to escape our winter. I can’t speak for others but I will not be returning until meaningful gun control legislation is in place. better Idea: Spend your spring break in Puerto Rico, it’s a beautiful place with amazing people. They could really use the economic support that the government has failed to provide.

  2. Sarah Palin:

    What is most disturbing is Twitter's failure to act when Miss Banks actively supported and encouraged her fans to seek out the Palin's personal home address, break in and inflict harm on the Palin family. Especially when it’s now been proven that Twitter was alerted to these threats on their platform and the lengthy history of deranged stalkers with violent intentions who have broken into the Palin family's properties and been arrested, charged and convicted by local and federal authorities. This is not a laughing matter and far crosses the line of freedom of speech.

  3. Gilles Simon:

    It was a great match for me, i got lucky to have an early break in each set and I'm really happy about the match I played today.

  4. The National Weather Service:

    Travel will be tough and possibly impossible at times through the Sierra with no clear break in snowfall once this begins.

  5. Brian Buchwald:

    If you're a new brand to the market, you don't want to train your consumer to wait for a sale but you also need to use this holiday to break in with a top spending consumer, in the end, you want the consumer to come back and pay full price.


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