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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Breach.

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Breach - as a noun

A failure to perform some promised act or obligation

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An opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

Example: "They hoped to avoid a break in relations"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
break11falling outrift7rupture9severance14
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Breach - as a verb

Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

Example: "Offend all laws of humanity"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
break11go againstinfract12offend13transgress11violate10
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Make an opening or gap in

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Example Sentences

"The hackers were able to exploit a breach in the company's security system."
"There was a breach of contract when the supplier failed to deliver the goods on time."
"The leak in the dam caused a breach that flooded the surrounding area."
"The lawsuit alleged a breach of privacy by the social media platform."
"The soldiers defended the breach in the fortress wall."
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Word Game Points

Is BREACH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, breach is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BREACH has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is BREACH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, breach is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BREACH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is BREACH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, breach is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BREACH has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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