Definition of break the record
- He broke the record for the high jump.
: to separate into parts with suddenness or violence
: to cause (a bone) to separate into two or more pieces : fracture
to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)
: to set down in writing : furnish written evidence of
: to deposit an authentic official copy of
: to state for or as if for the record
: the state or fact of being recorded
: something that records: such as
: something that recalls or relates past events
: of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind
: a function of an electronic device that causes it to record
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