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Synonyms of breaking off

Noun


1. breaking off, abruption, break, interruption, disruption, gap

usage: an instance of sudden interruption

Verb


1. cut short, break short, break off, interrupt, break

usage: interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation"

2. break, break off, discontinue, stop, end, terminate

usage: prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"

3. chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off, separate, divide, part

usage: break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"

4. break, break off, snap off, detach

usage: break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"

5. chip, knap, cut off, break off, cut

usage: break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"

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