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  Words related to break off

Related / Similar Words: break, discontinue, stop, cut short, break short, chip, knap, cut off, chip off, come off, break away, snap off

 

Definition:
  • prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negociations";
  • interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation";
  • break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth";
  • break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped";
  • break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree";

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    See Also: carve, chip at

     

    Hyponyms: fracture, bog down, bog, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, hang up, peel off, peel, flake off, flake, exfoliate

     

    Derivational Morphology: stop, stoppage, discontinuance, discontinuation, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, chipping, splintering, breakage, break, breaking, breaker, ledgeman

     

     
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