broken down

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verb

past participle of break down
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as in crashed
to stop functioning the computer finally broke down and had to be replaced

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as in melted down
to yield to mental or emotional stress began to break down when he realized that he was on the verge of bankruptcy

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Thesaurus Entries Near broken-down

broken bread

broken-down

broken down

Cite this Entry

“Broken-down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/broken-down. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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