Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Break down.
6 letter answer(s) to break down
(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"
an independent variable in statistics
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"
anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into anoth
7 letter answer(s) to break down
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"
cut open or cut apart; "dissect the bodies for analysis"
5 letter answer(s) to break down
fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
the organic phenomenon of rotting
undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
the process of gradually becoming inferior
the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
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"
analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
4 letter answer(s) to break down
get worse; "Her health is declining"
prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
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"
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"
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"
fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
fail to do something; leave
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
(biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"