Break - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 07/06/2023

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Break.

7 letter answer(s) to break

  1. a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  2. a pause or interruption (as in a conversation); "after an ominous caesura the preacher continued"
  1. a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
  2. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
  3. spend or take a vacation
  1. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
  2. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  3. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  4. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  5. postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
  6. the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment

8 letter answer(s) to break

  1. The interval between two acts of a play or opera.
  1. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other;
  2. become fractured;
  3. break into pieces;
  4. breaking of hard tissue such as bone;
  5. Broken
  6. interrupt, break, or destroy;
  7. the act of cracking something
  8. violate or abuse;

6 letter answer(s) to break

  1. a means or way of escaping; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
  2. a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
  3. a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
  4. an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
  5. an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"
  6. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  7. escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
  8. fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
  9. flee; take to one'
  1. a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
  2. a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
  3. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  4. Break, rest, pause
  1. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
  2. a small concavity
  3. a state of abeyance or suspended business
  4. an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
  5. an enclosure that is set back or indented
  6. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
  7. make a recess in; "recess the piece of wood"
  8. put into a recess; "recess lights"

3 letter answer(s) to break

  1. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
  2. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  3. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
  4. a pass between mountain peaks
  5. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
  6. an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
  7. make an opening or gap in
  1. a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
  2. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
  3. a soft or fuzzy surface texture
  4. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
  5. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
  6. the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"

4 letter answer(s) to break

  1. a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
  2. a period of calm weather;
  3. become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
  4. calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
  5. make calm or still;
  1. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
  2. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
  3. a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
  4. a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
  5. be at rest
  6. be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
  7. be inherent or innate in;
  8. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  9. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
  10. give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
  11. have a place in relation to something else;
  12. not move; be in a resting position
  13. put something in a resting position,
  1. a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"
  2. a narrow fissure in rock
  3. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
  4. split
  1. (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes;
  2. a brief stay in the course of a journey;
  3. a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it;
  4. a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;
  5. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
  6. a restraint that checks the motion of something;
  7. a spot where something halts or pauses;
  8. an obstruction in a pipe or tube;
  9. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
  10. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments;
  11. the act of stopping something;
  12. the event of something ending;
  13. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  1. adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  2. brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
  3. correct by punishment or discipline
  4. easily controlled
  5. flat and uninspiring
  6. make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  7. make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
  8. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  9. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
  10. very restrained or quiet; "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"

10 letter answer(s) to break


5 letter answer(s) to break

  1. a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
  2. a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
  3. a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
  4. a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
  5. break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
  6. break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed"
  7. collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
  8. damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
  9. hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
  10. hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  11. hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
  12. humiliate or depress completely; "She was crus
  1. (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
  2. (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"
  3. a bottle containing half the usual amount
  4. a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  5. a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
  6. a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded"
  7. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
  8. an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
  9. an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  10. come open suddenly and violently, as if from inte

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"All ___!" (captain's cry
"Cut it out!"
"Cut that out!"
"Enough, you're killing m
"Hold everything!"
"I don't want to hear any
"It's break time!"
"Knock it off!"
"No more!"
"Quit it!"
"That's enough!"
#1 hit
#1 on the charts
#1 song
*Sign ... organ ... teleg
... at university, during his break
40 winks
50/50, say
A few Z's
A full one should give you a capital start
A tunnel, maybe
About to get tax break
Actual title of the 1979
Advice rejected about long division
Afternoon break
Afternoon treat, maybe
Alcove - holiday
Alley "oops"
Alley challenge
Alley oops?
Almost relaxed, accepting constant postponement
An American period
Area between center and r
Area in middle of scenery depicted in theatre music
At work see about upper limit, finding way out
Avoid finishing sentence?
Avoid regularly tense head
Band receiving money for hit
Bang up
Bar raising large sum of money
Bard's break
Barely risqu
Be critical of backing tipster's favourite
Be off guard
Be off one's guard
Be quiet
Benetton rival
Big hit
Big overhead?
Big success
Block series of TGVs to Paris
Blockage in colon, say
Blow a high note: put in valve
Boffo show
Bomb's opposite
Bowler's 7-10, e.g.
Bowling challenge
Bowling woe
Box-office hit
Breach - falling-out
Break - respite
Break alcove
Break America after success touring Austria
Break cover, following duck through grass
Break for holiday
Break from doing something
Break from proceedings
Break from working appeals
Break hearts in this way, splitting trousers
Break in activity
Break in continuity
Break in friendly relatio
Break in relations
Break in success touring capital in Africa and America
Break in the action
Break in the day
Break into parts
Break into pieces
Break into smithereens
Break loose - flight
Break of a sort
Break open suddenly
Break pots?
Break right foot when crossing isle
Break the limits of time after the Royal Institution embraces psychic powers
Break violently
Break wind idly and hiccup audibly, ordering starters
Break wind regularly in bed - bum's opening having released bad smell
Break wind, repelling leaders of Foreign Legion with greeting
Break, in a way
Break, interval
Break, space
Break; leave suddenly
Breathing space
Bridge site
Brief period of quiet
Brief sleep
Brief time out?
Bring back bags of money in end
Bring under control
Broken in
Broken, in a way
Call it a day
Calm - calm by deception
Calm; quiet period
Canyon, e.g.
Carpet fuzz
Catch a few Z's
Catch one's breath
Cause to halt
Cautious advice
Cease and desist
Cease pleading
Cease sports training over problems at outset
Cease work
Cease work below street
Cease work; remainder
Challenge for a bowler
Champagne container
Cheerleader's act
Clog (up)
Close street: work is to follow
Clothing chain, with "the
Clothing retailer since 1
Clothing store, with "The
Coffee break
Come to a halt
Come to an end
Con's preoccupation
Conclude a minimal amount of settlement's best
Conclude corporations must be on the rise
Conclude one's argument
Conclusion sometimes drawn by an organist
Condescend to remove an old feature of organ
Continuity problem
Cop's cry
Copy key first — and do a runner!
Copy key to open bolt
Corner the rest of Members of Parliament
Country dance includes one in ancient festival
Crack the whip at, maybe
Crack! Pine tree falls back at rear of forest
Crack, split
Crash, so to speak
Croatian port
Cry after the sound of a
Cry from a tickled person
Cultivated part of flower, trimming both sides
Cumberland ___
Cut down the middle
Dairy Queen order
Day break
Day break?
Day of ___
Dental problem
Dental problem calling fo
Dental problem corrected
Desist from temper tantrum right away
Diplomatic to-do
Diplomatic woe
Direction at many a corne
Discontinue a relationship
Divide - Croatian port
Divided European city
Divided heads of state patently lacking in trust
Divorce - Adriatic city
Divorce somewhere in Croatia
Divvy up
Doctor saving a space
Doctor takes a break
Doctor taking a break
Doctor's advice, perhaps
Doctor's directive
Doctor's prescription
Doctor's recommendation,
Don’t use snooker aid
Don't go on
Down the back of one's neck, mostly
Down time
Down-and-out time?
Downy surface
Dramatic break
Drew attention
Drop off for a bit
Drop off slate on the counter
Drop off, maybe
Easily calmed
Easy to manage
Emanation from Earth's mantle
End sinks after rising
End street work
End with jars upside down
End with successful snooker shots brought up
Eruption from Earth's mantle
Eve's follower
Everything else
Exodus - all inside leaving headland in this?
Falling out
Far from risqu
Feature of Alfred E. Neum
Finally take this long garment and slip off?
Finish second best
Finish stone work
Fissure in something
Flannel feature
Flash 21?
Flat and uninspiring
Flee from snakes initially invading European headland
Flight key on board before take-off?
Forty winks
French are to get better of English in breakout
French composer's short peaceful interval
Friendship ender
Gap in continuity
Gender ___
General idea that's not opening, is opening
Gentle hint, a member assumes
Get a little shuteye
Get away
Get away from Francesca Peroni
Get away from sides of enormous promontory
Get away with key?
Get free
Get free headgear in English Home Counties
Get out with this key
Gift to an overworked sal
Go 50/50 on
Go out for a bit?
Go over the wall, maybe
Gymnast's feat
Halt and bend forward having lost some oxygen?
Hard show to get tickets
Hardly boisterous
Hardly racy
Hit show
Hobby, e.g.
Holiday bay
Holiday in a secluded spot
Holiday in bay?
Hollow in a wall
How to go from capitals of Spain, Russia, Qatar and Peru.
Huge hit
In break, shout greeting in our direction
In which to display Ceres bust society collected?
Indented area
Initially easy to walk up over small flight
Intersection sign
It may help you "catch up
It's a relief
It's an adventure, missing commercial flight
It's the geologist's faul
Italian futurist represented time in art
Judge's announcement
Key component of puttanesca, perhaps
Key flight
Kick back
Kind of home or room
Kind of ticket
Kindergarten break
Knock off
Lacking spice
Lacking thrills
Lane pain?
Leave off
Leave off perhaps to participate in country dance
Leave resort in Croatia
Leave, parking in narrow opening
Leave, slangily
Left before decision, creating divided opinion
Leftover part
Letterman dental feature
Lie down
Lie down on the job?
Lie to, in nautical lingo
Light snow covers large crack
Like kiddie rides
Little space to hide, say, between manure and cesspit?
Longtime mall chain
Losing some faith finally in prudence, causing split
Magic act
Make calm
Make gentle
Male wearing belt across shoulder for collision
Mall chain, with "The"
Mall retailer, with "The"
Market order
Meat fried in breadcrumbs? Look out! Run away!
Medical advice, often
Metro map feature
Miss flight
More than nod
Mountain pass
Move to first class, e.g.
Music in middle of performance, played at centre
Musical interval
Musical mark
Musical performance from area in close to eastern direction?
Musical symbol
Narrow opening
Narrow promontory around large city in the Balkans
Niche for Time Out?
Niche, alcove
Niche, hollow in a wall
No longer wild
No longer work
Nod off
Not be alert
Not electric
Not exciting
Not exciting; cooperative
Not feral
Not just a hit
Not just a success
Not pay attention
Not play
Not wild
Obey a red light
Observe the Sabbath
Occasion to recharge
Old Navy's parent, with "
One may be called in cour
Opening article penned by doctor
Opening regularly within grasp?
Opening section of book cut up
Organ knob
Organ part
Organ piece
Orthodontist's concern
Others; cease work
Overhead shot
Pacify Liberals mobbing leader of Unionists
Pack it in jars to be sent back
Pack up trophies in retirement
Park close to the shops, just outside, and leave?
Parliamentary break
Part company in Adriatic port
Part company in Croatian resort
Part of R & R
Pause as priest turns a key
Pause during which things are calm
Pause especially during ceremony
Pause from exertion
Pause in activity
Pause in continuity
Pause in the action
Pause in the middle in this late rush
Peace of mind
Period of calm
Period of inactivity sees three learners outside university
Period of relief
Period of time eating milk-soaked bread? On the contrary
Pile of exposed photographs?
Pit, bus or full
Play time
Pleasant distraction
Plug terminals of users straight into desktop
Point on a bus map
Popular clothing store, w
Port and pudding after 1
Prevent containers turning over
Prevent post getting broken
Prevent second murder
Problem in an alley
Problem in historical rec
Pull over
Pull the plug on
Pull up
Put off for ever
Put one's feet up
Put one's legs up
Put to sleep
Quick rest
Quick shuteye
Quiet moment
Quiet period
Quiet spell university had in fifties
Quiet time
Raised fiber
React with net shot, when players are resting
Recharge one's batteries
Recharging aid
Reckless to ignore Malaysia's capital for a break
Red light directive
Red, to a motorist
Rein in
Relax when one’s coming out of repeated exam
Relax; remainder
Remainder; be inactive
Remains calm
Rent holiday place on the Adriatic
Rent place in Europe by the sea
Request from group of masochists to take a break
Respite during cellulite reversal
Respond to seeing red?
Rest cooking utensil upside down
Rest of the 650?
Rest pot on the counter
Roaring success
Romance fiction or horror
Ruin ... or great success
Rule to include singular advice for 1 Across?
Run away from mischievous prank, avoiding publicity
Sabbath activity
Sally goes about on a cycle
Scarper with key copy
School playtime
School time when kids are
Scorer's mark
Second best stall
See 8
See red?
Serious break in friendly relations
Serious falling out
Shag and doze off
Share some prosecco, at first, getting sloshed
Shatter violently
Short break
Short period of calm
Short period of relief
Short respite
Short rest not awfully peaceful at first
Short sleep
Short snooze
Sign on the corner
Silence of the staff
Sit a spell
Skip town
Sleep in capsized vessel
Sleep with back of neck not completely visible
Slip away
Slow period
Small area off the main area
Small space set into a wall
Soap operas or movie thri
Soft surface texture
Software installation req
Something lacking in a student’s year
Space article coming in to strike America
Space between teeth
Space between the teeth,
Space program ambitious, Gemini initially set back
Space, interval
Staff break?
Staff symbol
Start of a breakup
Starts to envisage serious problems during ceremony's delay
State of indecision with director gone produces division
Stop on the way
Stop working on highway
Street sign
Striking success
Subdued when there aren't many exciting openings
Submissive - pedestrian
Success by American boxing amateur offers a break
Suede feature
Support for putting things on
Supporter requires tuna sandwiches
Suspension of legal or parliamentary proceedings
Take 3, clue 2
Take a break
Take a breather
Take a few minutes
Take a load off
Take a siesta
Take five
Take it easy
Take off
Take off enormous unlined cloak
Take off Somerset's first spinner
Telegram punctuation
Temporary calm
Temporary period of quiet
Temporary relief
Tennis ball feature
Tennis shot
Terminate Sierra, Romeo, Quebec, Papa?
The key to a jailbreak?
The others don't work
The pause that refreshes?
Theater intermission
Theater space?
Thieves' arrangement
Thinned glue will break
Those remaining take it easy
Ticklee's cry
Time off
Time off is sacred - I had a break
Time out
Time out?
Toddler's need
Top of rock having twelve-inch fissure
Tot's time-out
Towel feature
Train station
Trained first of teaching assistants, yours truly
Triumph as sergeant-major remains in support
Ultimately wanting grass found among fine speed and crack
Unbridged area
Unexciting cinematography only partly rejected
Unexciting European, dull revolutionary
Unexciting team lost
Uninspiring team beaten
Unlikely to bite
Valve in vessels raised angle
Velvet pile
Very successful
Walk ostentatiously in stone trough
Watergate tape problem
Way out
What red means
What remains
What snooker player does the wrong way round in bar
What the defense may do
What you may do when you'
What's left
What's left over
Where to board a bus
With fellow female wanting a stiff drink
Word before "You're killi
Word in an octagon
Word with cure or room

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