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Definition of: BREAKS

breaks
An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
Surpass in excellence;
Any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare; "the break in the eighth frame cost him the match"
Come to an end;
Pierce or penetrate; "The blade broke her skin"
A sudden dash; "he made a break for the open door"
Move away or escape suddenly; "
Happen; "Report the news as it develops"; "These political movements recrudesce from time to time"
The act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
Change directions suddenly
Break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
Reduce to bankruptcy;
(tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving; "he was up two breaks in the second set"

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brakes
Cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve"
Stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"
A braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
A restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
Anything that slows or hinders a process; "she wan not ready to put the brakes on her life with a marriage"; "new legislation will put the brakes on spending"
An area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
Large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
Any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants