Is break a Scrabble word?

Yes, break is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 12 points in Words with Friends

Break is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word break

The meaning of break


75 definitions of the word break.


  1. Terminate
  2. Become separated into pieces or fragments
  3. Render inoperable or ineffective
  4. Ruin completely
  5. Destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
  6. Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
  7. Move away or escape suddenly
  8. Scatter or part
  9. Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
  10. Prevent completion
  11. Enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
  12. Make submissive, obedient, or useful
  13. Fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
  14. Surpass in excellence
  15. Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  16. Come into being
  17. Stop operating or functioning
  18. Interrupt a continued activity
  19. Make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
  20. Curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
  21. Lessen in force or effect
  22. Be broken in
  23. Come to an end
  24. Vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
  25. Cause to give up a habit
  26. Give up
  27. Come forth or begin from a state of latency
  28. Happen or take place
  29. Cause the failure or ruin of
  30. Invalidate by judicial action
  31. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  32. Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
  33. Reduce to bankruptcy
  34. Change directions suddenly
  35. Emerge from the surface of a body of water
  36. Break down, literally or metaphorically
  37. Do a break dance
  38. Exchange for smaller units of money
  39. Destroy the completeness of a set of related items
  40. Make the opening shot that scatters the balls
  41. Separate from a clinch, in boxing
  42. Go to pieces
  43. Break a piece from a whole
  44. Become punctured or penetrated
  45. Pierce or penetrate
  46. Be released or become known; of news
  47. Cease an action temporarily
  48. Interrupt the flow of current in
  49. Undergo breaking
  50. Find a flaw in
  51. Find the solution or key to
  52. Change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
  53. Happen
  54. Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
  55. Crack; of the male voice in puberty
  56. Fall sharply
  57. Fracture a bone of
  58. Diminish or discontinue abruptly
  59. Weaken or destroy in spirit or body


  1. Some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
  2. An unexpected piece of good luck
  3. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  4. A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
  5. A pause from doing something (as work)
  6. The act of breaking something
  7. A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  8. Breaking of hard tissue such as bone
  9. The occurrence of breaking
  10. An abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
  11. The opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
  12. (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
  13. An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
  14. A sudden dash
  15. Any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
  16. An escape from jail

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3 Anagrams of Break

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