Definition of Breaking away

1. Noun. The act of breaking away or withdrawing from. "A breaking away from family and neighborhood"

Exact synonyms: Breakaway
Generic synonyms: Secession, Withdrawal
Derivative terms: Break Away



2. Noun. Departing hastily.
Generic synonyms: Departure, Going, Going Away, Leaving

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breaking Away

breakfasted
breakfaster
breakfasters
breakfasting
breakfastless
breakfastlike
breakfasts
breakfasts in bed
breakfronts
breakie
breakies
breaking
breaking-and-entering
breaking and entering
breaking away (current term)
breaking bad
breaking ball
breaking change
breaking changes
breaking down
breaking even
breaking in
breaking into
breaking loose
breaking news
breaking off
breaking out
breaking point

Literary usage of Breaking away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1896)
"FINAL breaking away OF THE THEOLOGICAL THEORY. seeking the aid of Agnes Sampson for the relief of pain at the time of the birth of her two sons, ..."

2. A History of the warfare of science with theology in Christendom v. 2 by Andrew Dickson White (1901)
"FINAL breaking away OF THE THEOLOGICAL THEORY IN MEDICINE. While this development of history was going on, the central idea on which the whole théologie ..."

3. The History of the First Baptist Church of Boston (1665-1899) by Nathan Eusebius Wood (1899)
"ing, he was admonished for breaking away from the church, in way of schism, never having used any means to convince the church of any irregular proceeding, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"It is :i breaking away from school tradition ; and if we ask under whose influence, we must answer, that strange creature described under the next number as ..."

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