HyperDic: interrupt

English > 5 senses of the word interrupt:
VERBcommunicationinterrupt, disrupt, break up, cut offmake a break / break in
changeinterrupt, disturbdestroy the peace or tranquility of
changeinterrupt, disruptinterfere in someone else's activity
changeinterrupt, breakterminate
NOUNphenomenoninterrupta signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
interrupt > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerah'pt; ih.nterah'pt
Rhymesabrupt ... worshipped: 12 rhymes with ahpt...
English > interrupt: 5 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out.
BroadersignalAn electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
Catalaninterrupció
English > interrupt: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a break / break in.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"We interrupt the program for the following messages"
Synonymsdisrupt, break up, cut off
Narrowerbreakinterrupt the flow of current in
burst in on, burst uponspring suddenly
chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break inbreak into a conversation
cut, cut offCease, stop / stop
hecklechallenge aggressively
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, injectTo insert / insert between other elements
jam, blockinterfere with or prevent the reception of signals
pause, intermit, breakCease an action temporarily
punctuateinterrupt periodically
put away, put asideturn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
stop, stop overinterrupt a trip
take off, take time offTake time off from work
Broaderbreak, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
Spanishcortar, interrumpir, parar, romper, suspender
Catalanaturar, interrompre
Nounsinterruptera device for automatically interrupting an electric current
interruptionan act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
English > interrupt: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningDestroy the peace or tranquility of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam cannot interrupt Sue
Example"Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
Synonymdisturb
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishinterrumpir, molestar
Catalandestorbar, interrompre, molestar
English > interrupt: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninginterfere in someone else's activity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
Synonymdisrupt
Narrowercut ininterrupt a dancing couple in order to take one of them as one's own partner
cut shortCause to end earlier than intended
Broaderchime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break inbreak into a conversation
Spanishinterrumpir, perturbar
Catalaninterrompre, pertorbar
Nounsinterruptionan act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
English > interrupt: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningterminate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"She interrupted her pregnancy"
Synonymbreak
Narrowercut short, break short, break offinterrupt before its natural or planned end / end
freeze, suspendstop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
hold on, stopstop / stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishinterrumpir, romper
Catalaninterrompre

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