Synonyms for breach

Synonyms for (noun) breach

Synonyms: breach

Definition: a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

Similar words: failure

Definition: an unexpected omission

Usage: he resented my failure to return his call; the mechanic's failure to check the brakes

Synonyms: breach, break, rift, severance, rupture, falling out

Definition: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

Usage: they hoped to avoid a break in relations

Similar words: detachment, separation, breakup

Definition: coming apart

Synonyms: breach

Definition: an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall

Synonyms for (verb) breach

Synonyms: breach, gap

Definition: make an opening or gap in

Similar words: open, open up

Definition: cause to open or to become open

Usage: Mary opened the car door

Synonyms: go against, infract, offend, breach, break, transgress, violate

Definition: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

Usage: offend all laws of humanity; violate the basic laws or human civilization; break a law; break a promise

Similar words: disrespect

Definition: show a lack of respect for

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