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Meaning of word break in from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

break in   verb

Meaning : Enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act.

Example : Someone broke in while I was on vacation.
They broke into my car and stole my radio!.
Who broke into my account last night?.

Synonyms : break

Meaning : Break into a conversation.

Example : Her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation.

Synonyms : barge in, butt in, chime in, chisel in, cut in, put in

Meaning : Start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role.

Meaning : Intrude on uninvited.

Example : The nosy couple broke in on our conversation.

Meaning : Break so as to fall inward.

Example : He broke in the door.

Meaning : Make submissive, obedient, or useful.

Example : The horse was tough to break.
I broke in the new intern.

Synonyms : break