break down into
Definition of break down into
1 : to separate (something) into (simpler substances) Water can be broken down into hydrogen and oxygen through electrolysis.
2 : to become separated into simpler substances Water can break down into hydrogen and oxygen through electrolysis.
3 : to divide (something into (parts or groups) The report is broken down into three sections.
4 : to be able to be divided into parts or groups The report breaks down into three sections.
Word by Word Definitions
: toward or in a lower physical position
: to a lying or sitting position
: toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom
: down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on
: to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as
: to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down
: occupying a low position
: lying on the ground
: directed or going downward
: descent, depression
: an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)
: a complete play to advance the ball
: a covering of soft fluffy feathers
: these feathers
: something soft and fluffy like down
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