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    break in

    break in - Dictionary definition and meaning for word break in

    Definition
    (verb) enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
    Synonyms : break
    Example Sentence
    • Someone broke in while I was on vacation
    • They broke into my car and stole my radio!
    • who broke into my account last night?
    Definition
    (verb) break into a conversation
    Example Sentence
    • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation
    Definition
    (verb) start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role Definition
    (verb) intrude on uninvited
    Example Sentence
    • The nosy couple broke in on our conversation
    Definition
    (verb) break so as to fall inward
    Example Sentence
    • He broke in the door
    Definition
    (verb) make submissive, obedient, or useful
    Synonyms : break
    Example Sentence
    • The horse was tough to break
    • I broke in the new intern
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