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Definition of "break with" []

  • Used other than as an idiom: see break,‎ with. (verb)
  • To cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc). (verb)
  • To divulge one's secrets, thoughts or intentions, to discuss something with somebody. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "break with" in a sentence
  • "By this revolutionary assault Luther forfeited the support of many serious persons indisposed to break with the Church but on the other hand won over all the anti-ecclesiastical elements, including numerous monks and nuns who left the monasteries to break their vows, and many priests who espoused his cause with the intention of marrying."
  • "William Fulbrights first major break with Johnson and his administration."
  • "In 1979 Foreign Trade Minister Li Qiang described the break with old policy:"