Definition: 'Break'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 1

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Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • One of the 100 commonest verbs in English
  • Term used in football (soccer)
  • Term used in cricket
  • Term used in Tennis
  • Term used in basketball
  • Term used in bowling
  • Term used in golf
  • Term used in powerboating
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Irregular verb- like WAKE/WOKE/WOKEN
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not
  • Irregular Verb- Base Form
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Related Glossary Definitions:

On the break;  Winter break

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'break' as word stem):

Prefix + 'break'

backbreak, daybreak, firebreak, halterbreak, heartbreak, housebreak, icebreak, jailbreak, jawbreak, lawbreak, newsbreak, outbreak, shipbreak, shopbreak, storebreak, strikebreak, windbreak, wordbreak,

'break' + Suffix

breakable, breakabled, breakables, breakage, breakages, breakaway, breakbone, breakboned, breakdown, breakdowns, breaker, breakers, breakfast, breakfasted, breakfaster, breakfasters, breakfasting, breakfasts, breakfront, breakfronts, breaking, breakings, breakneck, breakout, breakouts, breakpoint, breakpoints, breaks, breakthrough, breakthroughes, breakthroughs, breakup, breakups, breakwater, breakwaters,