Break down - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Break down.

6 letter answer(s) to break down

  1. (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
  2. an independent variable in statistics
  3. an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
  4. anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
  5. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
  6. any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
  7. resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
  8. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into anoth

7 letter answer(s) to break down

  1. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
  2. cut open or cut apart; "dissect the bodies for analysis"

5 letter answer(s) to break down

  1. fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
  2. lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
  3. the organic phenomenon of rotting
  4. undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
  5. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
  6. the process of gradually becoming inferior
  7. the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
  8. an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying; "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"; "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"
  1. analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)

4 letter answer(s) to break down

  1. get worse; "Her health is declining"
  2. prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
  3. disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake; "His sense of smell failed him this time"; "His strength finally failed him"; "His children failed him in the crisis"
  4. become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close; "The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"; "A number of banks failed that year"
  5. fall short in what is expected; "She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"; "We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"
  6. fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
  7. judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
  8. be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
  9. fail to do something; leave
  1. shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

3 letter answer(s) to break down

  1. (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
  2. a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
  3. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  4. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
  5. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
  1. weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably"
  2. convulsive gasp made while weeping
  3. insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
  4. a dyspneic condition

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