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Synonyms for breach

Noun

1. breach, failure
usage: a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
2. breach, opening, gap
usage: an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
3. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, separation, breakup, detachment
usage: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

Verb

1. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break, disrespect
usage: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
2. gap, breach, open, open up
usage: make an opening or gap in
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