HyperDic: breach

English > 5 senses of the word breach:
NOUNactbreacha failure to perform some promised act or obligation
objectbreachan opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
eventbreach, rupture, break, severance, rift, falling outa personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
VERBsocialbreach, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breakact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
contactbreach, gapmake an opening or gap in
breach > pronunciation
Soundsbriy'ch
Rhymesbeach ... teach / Teach: 19 rhymes with iych...
English > breach: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA failure to perform some promised act or obligation.
Narrowerbreach of contractA breach of a legal duty
breach of dutyA breach of due care
BroaderfailureAn unexpected omission
Spanishbrecha, incumplimiento
Catalanincompliment
Verbsbreachact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
English > breach: 5 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification).
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishbatería, boquete, brecha
Catalanbretxa, esvoranc
Verbsbreachmake an opening or gap in
English > breach: 5 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA personal or social separation (as between opposing factions).
Synonymsrupture, break, severance, rift, falling out
NarrowerschismThe formal separation / separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
Broaderseparation, breakup, detachmentcoming apart
Spanishruptura
Catalanruptura, trencament
English > breach: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, break
Narrowerconflict, run afoul, infringe, contravenego against, as of rules and laws
drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goofCommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
sin, transgress, trespasscommit a sin
trespassbreak the law
trespass, intrudeEnter unlawfully on someone's property
Broaderdisrespectshow a lack of respect for
Oppositeobserve, keepconform one's action or practice to
Spanishinsultar, ofender, transgredir, violar, vulnerar
Catalaninsultar, transgredir, vulnerar
Nounsbreacha failure to perform some promised act or obligation
English > breach: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake an opening or gap in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymgap
Broaderopen, open upCause to open or to become open
Spanishabrir brecha
Nounsbreachan opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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