Definitions for interrupt

Definitions for (noun) interrupt

Main entry: interrupt

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

Definitions for (verb) interrupt

Main entry: break, interrupt

Definition: terminate

Usage: She interrupted her pregnancy; break a lucky streak; break the cycle of poverty

Main entry: disturb, interrupt

Definition: destroy the peace or tranquility of

Usage: Don't interrupt me when I'm reading

Main entry: disrupt, interrupt

Definition: interfere in someone else's activity

Usage: Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone

Main entry: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages

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