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amylase any of a class of enzymes, found in saliva and many tissues of plants and animals, that break down starch to sugars.
change of money, to break down into smaller denominations, or convert into foreign currency. [1/17 definitions]
crack up to break down emotionally. [1/2 definitions]
decompose to break down (a substance) into simpler compounds or component elements. [1/3 definitions]
degrade to break down the complexity of (a substance); decompose. [2/6 definitions]
digest to break down or promote the breaking down of (food) into substances that can be absorbed by body tissues. [2/8 definitions]
disintegrate to come apart; break down into component parts or fragments. [2/3 definitions]
iconoclast one who attacks and seeks to break down traditional beliefs and institutions or popular ideas and values. [1/2 definitions]
idiom a verbal expression that cannot be understood merely by knowing the individual meanings of its elements, as with the phrase "break down," meaning "to lose one's mental stability." [1/4 definitions]
resolve to break down into constituent parts; separate. [1/8 definitions]
ribonuclease any of numerous enzymes that break down ribonucleic acids.
saponify to break down (an ester) into an alcohol and an acid or salt. [1/4 definitions]