Synonyms of breach


1. breach, failure

usage: a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

2. breach, opening, gap

usage: an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

3. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, separation, breakup, detachment

usage: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"


1. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break, disrespect

usage: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"

2. gap, breach, open, open up

usage: make an opening or gap in

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Definition and meaning of breach (Dictionary)