Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) break in, break (enter someone's (virtual or real) 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!"; "who broke into my account last night?"
- S: (v) chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in (break into a conversation) "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"
- S: (v) break in (start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role)
- S: (v) break in (intrude on uninvited) "The nosy couple broke in on our conversation"
- S: (v) break in (break so as to fall inward) "He broke in the door"
- S: (v) break in, break (make submissive, obedient, or useful) "The horse was tough to break"; "I broke in the new intern"
- S: (adj) broken, broken in (tamed or trained to obey) "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in"