Meaning of BREACH in English


noun a bruise; a wound.

2. breach ·noun a hernia; a rupture.

3. breach ·noun the act of breaking, in a figurative sense.

4. breach ·noun a breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.

5. breach ·noun a breaking out upon; an assault.

6. breach ·vi to break the water, as by leaping out;

— said of a whale.

7. breach ·vt to make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city.

8. breach ·noun a breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.

9. breach ·noun specifically: a breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.

10. breach ·noun a gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.

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