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

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage :  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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