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  Definition of break off
  1. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negociations"
  2. interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation"
  3. break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
  4. break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"
  5. break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"
Similar Words: break, discontinue, stop, cut short, break short, chip, knap, cut off, chip off, come off, break away, snap off

 

See Also: carve, chip at

 

Hyponyms: fracture, bog down, bog, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, hang up, peel off, peel, flake off, flake, exfoliate

 

Derivational Morphology: stop, stoppage, discontinuance, discontinuation, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, chipping, splintering, breakage, break, breaking, breaker, ledgeman

 

 
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