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break in

break in

 
See:
break
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to enter a home or other property by force, without authorization, and with an illegal purpose.
They heard a strange noise in the house and feared that someone was breaking in.
similar words:
rob
definition 2: to train, or to prepare for use.
synonyms:
initiate, prepare, train
similar words:
condition, groom, tame, use