(Irregular preterit, past participle: broke, broken)
1. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting
2. To become punctured or penetrated or separated into pieces; SYN. separate, split up, fall apart, come apart.
3. To break a piece from a whole; SYN. break off, snap off.
4. To destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
5. To go to pieces; to stop operating; SYN. wear, wear out, bust, fall apart.
6. To stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; SYN. hold on, stop.
7. To change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
8. To come forth or begin from a state of latency
9. To scatter or part
10. To render inoperable or ineffective
11. To diminish or discontinue abruptly
12. To cause to give up a habit
13. To exchange for smaller units of money
14. To curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
15. To stop or interrupt
16. To vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
17. To weaken or destroy in spirit or body.
18. To cause the failure or ruin of
19. (Pool) To make the opening shot that scatters the balls, in billiards or pool.
20. Said of the male voice in puberty
21. To move away or escape suddenly; SYN. break out, break away.
22. To invalidate by judicial action
23. To happen or take place; (informal).
24. To be crushed in spirit; to be suddenly and completely demoralized
25. To be released or become known; of news; SYN. get out, get around.
26. To come to an end
1. To break into pieces; SYN. fragment, fragmentize.
2. To cause to separate; SYN. disperse, scatter.
3. To come apart.
4. To separate (said of couples), usually definitively.
5. To laugh unrestrainedly; SYN. crack up.
6. To destroy the completeness of a set of related items; SYN. break up.
1. To stop performing an action.
2. To interrupt an action.
To yield or surrender.
To cease to proceed or act.
To sink; to decline.
To become progressively weaker.
1. To come or be at an end.
2. To put an end to a state or an activity; SYN. stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off.
1. To finally be or do something, as in; SYN. wind up, finish.
2. When people end up doing something or end up a certain way, it is the result of a series of decisions, actions, or unplanned and unexpected occurrences. End up is similar to wind up.
3. When people or things end up in a place, this place is where their journey ends even though the outcome may have been unplanned or unexpected.
To allow the other team to score:, in baseball; SYN. allow.
1. To come to an end
2. To stop or cease
3. When you interrupt something that you intend to finish later, you leave off at the point where you stop.
Sinonimi: leaven | prove | erect | rear | set up | put up | conjure | conjure up | invoke | stir | call down | arouse | bring up | put forward | call forth | lift | bring up | lift | elevate | get up | bring up
(Homonym: raze, rays).
1. To activate or stir up.
2. To bet more than the previous player, in poker.
3. To bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project.
4. To cause to be heard or known; express or utter.
5. To cause to puff up with a leaven; of dough; SYN. leaven, prove.
6. To collect funds for a specific purpose.
7. To construct, build, or erect; SYN. erect, rear, set up, put up.
8. To create a disturbance, esp. by making a great noise.
9. To establish radio communications with.
10. To evoke or call forth; SYN. conjure, conjure up, invoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth.
11. (Bridge) To bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.
12. To invigorate or heighten;,; SYN. lift.
13. To multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3.
14. To pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth.
15. To put forward for consideration or discussion; SYN. bring up.
16. To raise from a lower to a higher position; SYN. lift, elevate, get up, bring up.
17. To raise the level or amount of something.
1. To cause to stop
2. To come to a halt, stop moving; SYN. halt.
3. To interrupt a trip; SYN. stop over.
4. To stop from happening or developing; SYN. halt, block, kibosh.