Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) break, break out, break away (move away or escape suddenly) "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"; "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"
- S: (v) chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off (break off (a piece from a whole)) "Her tooth chipped"
- S: (v) break, break away (interrupt a continued activity) "She had broken with the traditional patterns"
- S: (v) secede, splinter, break away (withdraw from an organization or communion) "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"
- S: (v) scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run) "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"