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  Words related to break in

Related / Similar Words: break, chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in

 

Definition:
  • make submissive, obedient, or useful; "The horse was tough to break"; "I broke in the new intern";
  • break so as to call inward; "He broke in the door";
  • start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role;
  • break into a conversation; "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation";
  • intrude on uninvited; "The nosy couple broke in on our conversation";
  • 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!";

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    Hyponyms: stave in, interrupt, disrupt

     

    Grouped Verbs: break

     

    Derivational Morphology: housebreaking, break-in, breaking and entering

     

     
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