Synonyms of interrupt


1. interrupt, signal

usage: a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out


1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, break, break off, discontinue, stop

usage: make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

2. interrupt, disturb, act, move

usage: destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"

3. interrupt, disrupt, chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in

usage: interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"

4. interrupt, break, end, terminate

usage: terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"

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