STOP › when you stop an activity for a short time, usually to rest or to eat: a coffee/tea break Take a break and come back after lunch.
HOLIDAY › a holiday or period of time away from work, school, etc: the spring break a weekend break to Paris
OPPORTUNITY › a lucky opportunity: His big break came when he was offered a part in a TV series. Meeting Tom was my lucky break.
DAMAGE › where something has separated in an accident: a break in the bone
a break with sth › when you end a relationship, connection, or way of doing something: a break with tradition