[v] break off; of a piece from a whole; "Her tooth chipped"
[v] move away or escape suddenly; "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"
[v] escape or flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"
[v] withdraw from an organization or communion
[v] interrupt a continued activity; "She had broken with the traditional patterns"
break, break off, break out, bunk, chip, chip off, come off, lam, run, run away, scarper, secede, splinter, turn tail