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Overview of verb interrupt

The verb interrupt has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (14) interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

(make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

2. (5) interrupt, disturb

(destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading")

3. (3) interrupt, disrupt

(interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone")

4. interrupt, break

(terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty")


Overview of adj interrupted

The adj interrupted has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. interrupted

(discontinued temporarily; "we resumed the interrupted discussion")

2. fitful, interrupted, off-and-on

(intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static")

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