Is BREAK a scrabble word?

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Definitions for the word 'break'


  1. BREAK, an escape from jail
  2. BREAK, any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
  3. BREAK, a sudden dash
  4. BREAK, the act of breaking something
  5. BREAK, an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
  6. BREAK, (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
  7. BREAK, the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
  8. BREAK, a pause from doing something (as work)
  9. BREAK, an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
  10. BREAK, a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
  11. BREAK, an unexpected piece of good luck
  12. BREAK, the occurrence of breaking
  13. BREAK, some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
  14. BREAK, (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  15. BREAK, breaking of hard tissue such as bone
  16. BREAK, a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  17. BREAK, a crack, hole, etc., that is caused by damage, injury, or pressure
  18. BREAK, an opening or space insomething : an opening that makes it possible for someone or something to enter or pass through something
  19. BREAK, something that causes a change or interruption


  1. BREAK, weaken or destroy in spirit or body
  2. BREAK, diminish or discontinue abruptly
  3. BREAK, fracture a bone of
  4. BREAK, fall sharply
  5. BREAK, make submissive, obedient, or useful
  6. BREAK, be broken in
  7. BREAK, crack; of the male voice in puberty
  8. BREAK, render inoperable or ineffective
  9. BREAK, become separated into pieces or fragments
  10. BREAK, destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
  11. BREAK, become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
  12. BREAK, happen
  13. BREAK, prevent completion
  14. BREAK, terminate
  15. BREAK, lessen in force or effect
  16. BREAK, stop operating or functioning
  17. BREAK, change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
  18. BREAK, come into being
  19. BREAK, find the solution or key to
  20. BREAK, find a flaw in
  21. BREAK, undergo breaking
  22. BREAK, interrupt the flow of current in
  23. BREAK, cease an action temporarily
  24. BREAK, make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  25. BREAK, be released or become known; of news
  26. BREAK, surpass in excellence
  27. BREAK, pierce or penetrate
  28. BREAK, become punctured or penetrated
  29. BREAK, break a piece from a whole
  30. BREAK, go to pieces
  31. BREAK, ruin completely
  32. BREAK, separate from a clinch, in boxing
  33. BREAK, make the opening shot that scatters the balls
  34. BREAK, destroy the completeness of a set of related items
  35. BREAK, exchange for smaller units of money
  36. BREAK, force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
  37. BREAK, do a break dance
  38. BREAK, curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
  39. BREAK, break down, literally or metaphorically
  40. BREAK, emerge from the surface of a body of water
  41. BREAK, scatter or part
  42. BREAK, make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
  43. BREAK, move away or escape suddenly
  44. BREAK, change directions suddenly
  45. BREAK, reduce to bankruptcy
  46. BREAK, assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
  47. BREAK, discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  48. BREAK, invalidate by judicial action
  49. BREAK, interrupt a continued activity
  50. BREAK, cause the failure or ruin of
  51. BREAK, act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
  52. BREAK, enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
  53. BREAK, happen or take place
  54. BREAK, come forth or begin from a state of latency
  55. BREAK, fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
  56. BREAK, give up
  57. BREAK, cause to give up a habit
  58. BREAK, vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
  59. BREAK, come to an end
  60. BREAK, to separate (something) into parts or pieces often in a sudden and forceful or violent way
  61. BREAK, to cause (a bone) to separate into two or more pieces
  62. BREAK, to open suddenly especially because of pressure from inside

Synonyms for 'break'

Antonyms for 'break'

The word BREAK is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'break' in a sentence

  1. She broke the cup when she dropped it on the floor.
  2. Break the chocolate bar into pieces so that everyone can have some.
  3. It is easiest to break a chain at its weakest link.
  4. The tank is reinforced to prevent breaks and leaks.
  5. There was a break in the hedge.
  6. We waited for a break in the traffic.

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