Break and Separation


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Break noun – An open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge).
Usage example: the rancher repaired the break in the fence where the horse had gotten through

Separation is a synonym for break in breach topic. In some cases you can use "Separation" instead a noun "Break", when it comes to topics like change from friendly to unfriendly relationship.
Nearby Words: breach, breakdown, breaking, breakup, breakable
Synonyms for Break


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Separation noun – An open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge).
Usage example: the narrow separation between posts in the fence

Break is a synonym for separation in division topic. You can use "Break" instead the word "Separation" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as break-up.
Nearby Words: separate, separated, separately, separating, separable
Synonyms for Separation

How words are described

emotional emotional break emotional separation
good good break good separation
full full break full separation
long long break long separation
Other adjectives: brief, complete, total, little, permanent, mental, psychological, final, temporary, extended, lengthy, prolonged.

Both words in one sentence

  • Creator / Miranda Cosgrove The break-up songs mentioned above involve bad break-ups and heartaches, but are set to lively, upbeat music; lyrically, the songs are about being perfectly fine with the separation and moving on.
  • Film / Teen Beach Movie Break His Heart to Save Him: Mack breaks up with Brady in the beginning so separation won't strain their relationship.
  • Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder Since Kim was getting hundreds of college acceptance letters while he wasn't getting any at all, he was worried that the separation would lead to a break up.
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