[v] prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break the silence"
[v] interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation"
[v] break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
[v] break off; of a piece from a whole; "Her tooth chipped"
[v] break a piece from a whole; "break a branch from a tree"
break, break, break away, break short, chip, chip off, come off, cut off, cut short, discontinue, knap, snap off, stop