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  Words related to break away

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

 

Definition:
  • break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped";
  • move away or escape suddenly; "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"; "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security";
  • flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up";
  • withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away";
  • interrupt a continued activity; "She had broken with the traditional patterns";

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    Hyponyms: peel off, peel, flake off, flake, exfoliate, flee, fly, take flight, skedaddle

     

    Grouped Verbs: break

     

    Derivational Morphology: bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, chipping, splintering, break, breakout, jailbreak, gaolbreak, prisonbreak, prison-breaking, fugitive, runaway, getaway, lam, breakaway, breaking away, secession, withdrawal, pause, intermission, interruption, suspension

     

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