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interrupt

 
Verb interrupt has 4 senses
  1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
    --1 is one way to break, break off, discontinue, stop
    Derived forms: noun interruption1, noun interrupter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. interrupt, disturb - destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
    --2 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot interrupt Sue
  3. interrupt, disrupt - interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
    --3 is one way to chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in
    Derived form: noun interruption1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. interrupt, break - terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
    --4 is one way to end, terminate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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