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Definition 1: be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise - [verb of change]

Samples where break loose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His anger exploded

Synonyms for break loose in the sense of this definition

(break loose is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

Definition 2: run away from confinement - [verb of motion]

Samples where break loose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

Synonyms for break loose in the sense of this definition

(break loose is a kind of ...) run away quickly

"He threw down his gun and fled"

(... is a kind of break loose ) move away or escape suddenly

"The horses broke from the stable" "Three inmates broke jail" "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"

(... is a kind of break loose ) get rid of

"I couldn't shake the car that was following me"

(... is a kind of break loose ) escape, either physically or mentally

"The thief eluded the police" "This difficult idea seems to evade her" "The event evades explanation"

(... is a kind of break loose ) escape furtively, as from an area under enemy control

(... is a kind of break loose ) move smoothly and easily

"the bolt slipped into place" "water slipped from the polished marble"

(... is a kind of break loose ) escape from the control of

"Industry is running away with us all"

(... is a kind of break loose ) remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion

"We escaped to our summer house for a few days" "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"

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