[n] a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
[n] a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
[n] an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
[v] make an opening or gap in
[v] act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
break, break, falling out, gap, go against, infract, offend, rift, rupture, severance, transgress, violate