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break away from

Definition of break away from

  1. 1 :  to get away from (someone or something) especially by using force or effort <He broke away from his captors and escaped.> —often used figuratively <young people breaking away from traditional values>

  2. 2 :  to separate from (a larger group, country, etc.) <a faction that has broken away from the main political party>



Word by Word Definitions

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    :  rupture

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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