Definition: 'Break'

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Statistics

  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: break

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

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