Synonyms for breaking-off


1. breaking off, abruption, break, interruption, disruption, gap
usage: an instance of sudden interruption


1. cut short, break short, break off, interrupt, break
usage: interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation"
2. break, break off, discontinue, stop, end, terminate
usage: prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
3. chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off, separate, divide, part
usage: break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"
4. break, break off, snap off, detach
usage: break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"
5. chip, knap, cut off, break off, cut
usage: break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
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