break off

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

break off

verb

Definition of BREAK OFF

1
to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end <the judge broke off court proceedings until after lunch>
2
to come to an end <talks between the two sides broke off when one began making unreasonable demands>
Related Words desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protract

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