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English verb: break loose

1. break loose (change) be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise


SamplesHis anger exploded.


Synonymsburst forth, explode


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. break loose (motion) run away from confinement


SamplesThe convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison.


Synonymsescape, get away


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)flee, fly, take flight


Narrower (hyponym)bilk, break, break away, break out, elude, escape, escape from, evade, get away, run away, shake, shake off, slip, throw off









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