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1. breaking

noun. ['ˈbreɪkɪŋ'] the act of breaking something.

Synonyms

  • chipping
  • rupture
  • breakage
  • cracking
  • chip
  • change of integrity
  • break
  • smashing
  • shattering
  • fracture
  • crack

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • stay
  • unify

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Rhymes with Breaking

  • mistaking
  • forsaking
  • retaking
  • remaking
  • staking
  • snaking
  • quaking
  • flaking
  • braking
  • waking
  • taking
  • shaking
  • raking
  • making
  • faking
  • baking
  • aching

Sentences with breaking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Little else is more frustrating than a drill bit breaking off during a build or DIY project.

Quotes about breaking


1. Being incarcerated is truly very serious, and it has changed my life to such an extent that breaking the cycle has become my sole focus. Jail is definitely not cool. Education is.
- Ja Rule

2. If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
- Emily Dickinson

3. A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

2. record-breaking

adjective. surpassing any previously established record.

Antonyms

  • bad

3. fast-breaking

adjective. occurring rapidly as a series of events in rapid succession.

Antonyms

  • gradual

4. law-breaking

noun. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act.

Synonyms

  • perpetration
  • infraction
  • regulatory offence
  • statutory offence
  • statutory offense
  • committal
  • commission
  • barratry
  • transgression
  • attack
  • criminal offense
  • vice crime
  • high treason
  • offense
  • highjack
  • lese majesty
  • infringement
  • capital offense
  • violation
  • war crime
  • attempt
  • forgery
  • misdemeanor
  • hijack
  • felony
  • thuggery
  • crime
  • cybercrime
  • regulatory offense
  • victimless crime
  • fraud
  • Had crime
  • Tazir crime
  • criminal offence
  • offence
  • mayhem
  • treason
  • misdemeanour

Antonyms

  • praise
  • refrain
  • end
  • finish

5. prison-breaking

noun. an escape from jail.

Synonyms

  • prisonbreak
  • jailbreak
  • escape
  • flight
  • breakout
  • break

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • confront
  • domestic flight
  • international flight
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