5 Letters
3 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use break as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Break
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters a, b, e, k, and r, 3 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter e. Break starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters b, br, bre, brea, and the ending characters are k, ak, eak, reak, ..
An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
Middle English
School Grade
Break is set as a grade one word that starts with b, ends with k, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 5 letters.
Is break a scrabble word? A 11 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Break in Pig Latin is said as "eakbray or eakbrway".
b | r | e | a | k
br | re | ea | ak
bre | rea | eak
brea | reak
Word Gram
Noun Examples
an escape from jail;
"the breakout was carefully planned"
any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare;
"the break in the eighth frame cost him the match"
a sudden dash;
"he made a break for the open door"
the act of breaking something;
"the breakage was unavoidable"
an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity;
"it was presented without commercial breaks"
(tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving;
"he was up two breaks in the second set"
the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
a pause from doing something (as work);
"we took a 10-minute break";
"he took time out to recuperate"
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions);
"they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
an unexpected piece of good luck;
"he finally got his big break"
the occurrence of breaking;
"the break in the dam threatened the valley"
some abrupt occurrence that interrupts;
"the telephone is an annoying interruption";
"there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other;
"they built it right over a geological fault"
breaking of hard tissue such as bone;
"it was a nasty fracture";
"the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
Verb Examples
weaken or destroy in spirit or body;
"His resistance was broken";
"a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
diminish or discontinue abruptly;
"The patient's fever broke last night"
fracture a bone of;
"I broke my foot while playing hockey"
fall sharply;
"stock prices broke"
make submissive, obedient, or useful;
"The horse was tough to break";
"I broke in the new intern"
be broken in;
"If the new teacher won't break, we'll add some stress"
of the male voice in puberty;
"his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir"
render inoperable or ineffective;
"You broke the alarm clock when you took it apart!"
become separated into pieces or fragments;
"The figurine broke";
"The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
destroy the integrity of;
usually by force;
cause to separate into pieces or fragments;
"He broke the glass plate";
"She broke the match"
become fractured;
break or crack on the surface only;
"The glass cracked when it was heated"
"Report the news as it develops";
"These political movements recrudesce from time to time"
prevent completion;
"stop the project";
"break off the negociations"
"She interrupted her pregnancy";
"break a lucky streak";
"break the cycle of poverty"
lessen in force or effect;
"soften a shock";
"break a fall"
stop operating or functioning;
"The engine finally went";
"The car died on the road";
"The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town";
"The coffee maker broke";
"The engine failed on the way to town";
"her eyesight went after the accident"
change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another;
"Her voice broke to a whisper when she started to talk about her children"
come into being;
"light broke over the horizon";
"Voices broke in the air"
find the solution or key to;
"break the code"
find a flaw in;
"break an alibi";
"break down a proof"
undergo breaking;
"The simple vowels broke in many Germanic languages"
interrupt the flow of current in;
"break a circuit"
cease an action temporarily;
"We pause for station identification";
"let's break for lunch"
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret;
"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold";
"The actress won't reveal how old she is";
be released or become known;
of news;
"News of her death broke in the morning"
surpass in excellence;
"She bettered her own record";
"break a record"
pierce or penetrate;
"The blade broke her skin"
become punctured or penetrated;
"The skin broke"
break a piece from a whole;
"break a branch from a tree"
go to pieces;
"The lawn mower finally broke";
"The gears wore out";
"The old chair finally fell apart completely"
ruin completely;
"He busted my radio!"
separate from a clinch, in boxing;
"The referee broke the boxers"
make the opening shot that scatters the balls
destroy the completeness of a set of related items;
"The book dealer would not break the set"
exchange for smaller units of money;
"I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"
force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up;
"break into tears";
"erupt in anger"
do a break dance;
"Kids were break-dancing at the street corner"
curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves;
"The surf broke"
break down, literally or metaphorically;
"The wall collapsed";
"The business collapsed";
"The dam broke";
"The roof collapsed";
"The wall gave in";
"The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
emerge from the surface of a body of water;
"The whales broke"
scatter or part;
"The clouds broke after the heavy downpour"
make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing;
"The ranks broke"
move away or escape suddenly;
"The horses broke from the stable";
"Three inmates broke jail";
"Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"
change directions suddenly
reduce to bankruptcy;
"My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!";
"The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
assign to a lower position;
reduce in rank;
"She was demoted because she always speaks up";
"He was broken down to Sargeant"
discontinue an association or relation;
go different ways;
"The business partners broke over a tax question";
"The couple separated after 25 years of marriage";
"My friend and I split up"
invalidate by judicial action;
"The will was broken"
interrupt a continued activity;
"She had broken with the traditional patterns"
cause the failure or ruin of;
"His peccadilloes finally broke his marriage";
"This play will either make or break the playwright"
act in disregard of laws and rules;
"offend all laws of humanity";
"violate the basic laws or human civilization";
"break a law"
enter someone's 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!"
happen or take place;
"Things have been breaking pretty well for us in the past few months"
come forth or begin from a state of latency;
"The first winter storm broke over New York"
fail to agree with;
be in violation of;
as of rules or patterns;
"This sentence violates the rules of syntax"
give up;
"break cigarette smoking"
cause to give up a habit;
"She finally broke herself of smoking cigarettes"
vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity;
"The flat plain was broken by tall mesas"
come to an end;
"The heat wave finally broke yesterday"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Break"

There are 1,775 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to break.

Abandonthe trait of lacking restraint or control
freedom from inhibition or worry
"she danced with abandon"
Abandonmentwithdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
"his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
Abasecause to feel shame
hurt the pride of
"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
Abeyancetemporary cessation or suspension
Ablactategradually deprive (infants) of mother''s milk
"she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"
Abnormalitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
About Face
About Face
About Ship
Abradestrike against an object
"She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"

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There are 3 anagrams from break.

Anagram Definition
Breakan escape from jail
"the breakout was carefully planned"
Brakea restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
Bakersomeone who bakes bread or cake

View English words with the unique letters used in break. Words With The Letters Abekr


Break derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Breakan escape from jail
"the breakout was carefully planned"
Break Away
Break Out


Break has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Escapethe act of escaping physically
"he made his escape from the mental hospital"
"the canary escaped from its cage"
"his flight was an indication of his guilt"
Flightthe act of escaping physically
"he made his escape from the mental hospital"
"the canary escaped from its cage"
"his flight was an indication of his guilt"

Names With The Word "Break"

1 names are spelled with break.


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Is break a scrabble word or can you use break in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 58092 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 65500 games. This 5 letter 11 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, b, e, k, and r? There's 10 with 7 letters or less with the letters a, b, e, k, and r. Here is a list of 10 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Break (5 letters) 11 12 baker
Barker (6 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 barker
Beaker (6 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 beaker
Brake (5 letters) 11 12 baker
Brakes (6 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 brakes
Breaker (7 letters) 13 +2 14 +2 breaker
Baker (5 letters) 11 12 baker
Breakax (7 letters) 20 +9 21 +9 breakax
Barkey (6 letters) 15 +4 15 +3 abekry
Bakers (6 letters) 12 +1 13 +1 brakes


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