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Synonyms for break-in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housebreaking, break-in, breaking and entering(verb)

    trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent

    Synonyms:
    breaking and entering, break-in, housebreaking

  2. break in, break(verb)

    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?"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, barge in, develop, unwrap, conk out, part, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, cut in, divulge, pause, butt in, get around, wear out, cave in, let on, break-dance, check, break up, breach, give out, break in, give, split up, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, chime in, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, chisel in, kick downstairs, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear, put in

  3. chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in(verb)

    break into a conversation

    "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"

    Synonyms:
    barge in, hive away, inject, lay in, interpose, install, interject, butt in, stash away, throw in, set up, stack away, instal, stick in, put in, store, submit, break, break in, insert, gate-crash, enclose, chime in, cut in, come in, crash, introduce, inclose, chisel in, salt away

  4. break in(verb)

    start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  5. break in(verb)

    intrude on uninvited

    "The nosy couple broke in on our conversation"

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  6. break in(verb)

    break so as to fall inward

    "He broke in the door"

    Synonyms:
    cut in, barge in, butt in, break in, chime in, chisel in, break, put in

  7. break in, break(verb)

    make submissive, obedient, or useful

    "The horse was tough to break"; "I broke in the new intern"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, barge in, develop, unwrap, conk out, part, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, cut in, divulge, pause, butt in, get around, wear out, cave in, let on, break-dance, check, break up, breach, give out, break in, give, split up, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, chime in, bust, erupt, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, chisel in, kick downstairs, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, wear, put in

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

burglary, robbery, running-in, intrusion, trespassing, bedding


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