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breadth the distance measured from one side to the other side of something; width. [2 definitions]
breadwinner a member of a family or household who earns money to support the other members.
break to cause to come apart into pieces; smash. [19 definitions]
break down to stop or stop working. [2 definitions]
breakdown a failure to work or run correctly. [2 definitions]
breaker1 a heavy ocean wave that breaks into foam on the shore or at sea.
breakfast the first meal of the day, eaten in the morning. [2 definitions]
break in to enter by force and illegally. [2 definitions]
break the ice to relieve social tensions caused by formal conventions or awkwardness.
breast the front part of the body between the neck and the stomach; chest. [2 definitions]
breastbone the flat bone located in the center of the chest. A person's ribs on both sides of the chest are joined to the breastbone.
breath the air that flows into and out of the lungs during breathing. [3 definitions]
breathe to draw air into the lungs and let it out. [2 definitions]
breathing the act or process of inhaling and exhaling air.
breathless breathing hard following a lot of exercise or physical effort. [2 definitions]
bred past tense and past participle of "breed."
breeches (used with a plural verb) pants that reach to or just below the knee.
breed to keep for mating and reproduction. [4 definitions]
breeding the act or process of producing offspring. [2 definitions]
breeze a light or gentle wind. [3 definitions]
breve a mark ( ˇ ). A breve is placed over a vowel to indicate that the vowel is short.