- destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments"He broke the glass plate""She broke the match"(typically accidentally)-kụ́wá(typically intentionally)-wá
- become separated into pieces or fragments"The figurine broke""The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
- break a piece from a whole"break a branch from a tree"
- render inoperable or ineffective"You broke the alarm clock when you took it apart!"
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