Synonyms and Antonyms of break in
1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent <the burglars broke in by smashing a window> Synonyms burglarize, burgle Related Words invade, trespass; hold up, loot, plunder, rip off, rob, stick up; ransack, rifle; despoil, devastate, maraud, pillage, ravage, sack
2 to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion <he rudely broke in to drop the names of several celebrities that he had met> Synonyms interrupt, chime in, chip in [chiefly British], cut in, interpose, intrudeRelated Words barge (in), bother, horn in; add, contribute, put in
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