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Synonyms for breaking
ˈbreɪ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breakage, break, breaking(noun)

    the act of breaking something

    "the breakage was unavoidable"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, gaolbreak, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, interruption, shift, break, time out, severance, pause, open frame, breach, disruption, jailbreak, gap, falling out, prisonbreak, breakage, rupture, intermission, breakout

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breaking(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rupture, fracture

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breaking(n)

    Synonyms:
    fracture, rupture, breach, infraction, violation

    Associated words:
    brittle, frangible, frangibility, tenacious, tenacity, inviolable, inviolability

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "breaking":

    break, rupture, breakage, violating, breakdown, broken, breaching, dismantling, breach, infringing

How to pronounce breaking?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say breaking in sign language?

  1. breaking

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How to use breaking in a sentence?

  1. Liliane Maury Pasquier:

    The #MeToo movement has not spared the world of politics. As long as inequality between women and men persists, no woman will be safe from violence and harassment, we, women and men in politics, do however have a lever that can turn us into movers of change : the Istanbul Convention -- a legal instrument aimed at preventing, protecting, prosecuting and, above all, breaking the sexist pattern.

  2. Scott Huffmon:

    She very very successfully branded herself as the jobs governor, but she kept her conservative credentials by railing against Obamacare and toeing the line on things that conservatives care about. She has been able to keep a foot in both worlds for a while. And now she is breaking away from being simply a Southern to becoming a national Republican.

  3. Renu Begum:

    To convince such young girls at that age that are so vulnerable ... it's just wrong, it's a really evil thing to do. You're breaking up entire families.

  4. Ryan Pack:

    If life gets too hard it can destroy anyone, nobody except for God is invincible, everybody has a breaking point, the objective is to never let life get so bad that you have to break.

  5. Barbara Underwood:

    The federal government has a solemn obligation to ensure a fair and accurate count of all people in this country, by demanding the citizenship status of each resident, the President Donald Trump administration is breaking with decades of policy and potentially causing a major undercount that would threaten billions in federal funds and New York's fair representation in Congress and the Electoral College.


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