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Verb
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breaches, plural;
  1. Make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defense)
    • - the river breached its bank
  2. Break or fail to observe (a law, agreement, or code of conduct)

  3. (of a whale) Rise and break through the surface of the water

Noun
  1. An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct
    • - a breach of confidence
    • - I sued for breach of contract
  2. A break in relations
    • - a sudden breach between father and son
  3. A gap in a wall, barrier, or defense, esp. one made by an attacking army


  1. transgress: 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. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  3. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
  4. gap: make an opening or gap in
  5. rupture: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
  6. Breach is an EP of 5 unreleased songs including 2 cover songs by Shivaree, released by Zoë Records in 2004.
  7. Swedish band formed in Luleå 1993. First full length album released in 1995. Pelle Gunnerfeldt from Fireside (band) recorded and mixed several of the groups albums. Shortly after the release of Kollapse the band announced that they had decided to split up. ...
  8. Breach (Major Tim Zanetti) is a fictional character, a superhero published by DC Comics. He first appeared in Breach #1, (March 2005) and was created by Bob Harras and Marcos Martin.
  9. Breach is a 2007 American docudrama directed by Billy Ray. The screenplay by Ray, Adam Mazer, and William Rotko is based on the true story of Robert Hanssen, an FBI agent convicted of spying for the Soviet Union and later Russia for more than two decades, and Eric O'Neill, who worked as his ...
  10. Breach is a team-based first-person shooter multiplayer video game developed by Atomic Games. It was announced on March 26, 2010 at PAX East 2010 for Windows PCs and the Xbox 360. Breach will distributed online for the Xbox 360 by Xbox Live Arcade and for PlayStation 3 by Playstation Network. ...
  11. Whales exhibit various types of behaviour when they surface. This article describes the different behaviours commonly observed at sea and the possible reasons for the behaviour.
  12. The act of breaking, in a figurative sense; A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise; A gap or opening made by breaking or battering, as in a wall, fortification or levee; the space between the ...
  13. (Breached) When a law, right or duty is broken.
  14. (breaches) a rarely used term for pauses or breaks in dialogue: "At the breaches in this speech following, the other two Boys interrupt him" and "At the breaches he takes his tobacco" (Cynthia’s Revels, Induction.38–43, 121–4); see also Epicoene, 2.1.10–14 and Noble Stranger, E3v.
  15. (Breaching) Describes when the whale leaps out of the water
  16. (breaching) a spectacular behavior exhibited by whales in which the animal propels itself out of the water and clears the surface with at least two-thirds of its body.
  17. (BREACHING) Failure of the BEACH HEAD or a DIKE allowing flooding by tidal action.
  18. (breaching) A behavior of cetaceans that jumps or leaps out of the water and reenters on its side or back with a big splash.
  19. A violation of any legal obligation.
  20. the failure without legal excuse to perform any promise made in a contract. A breach is stated in the notice of default.
  21. The breaking or violating of a law, a right, obligation, engagement, or duty, either by commission or omission.
  22. The successful defeat of security controls which could result in a penetration of the system. A violation of controls of a particular information system such that information assets or system components are unduly exposed.
  23. To break or violate an agreement.
  24. The breaking of a law or contract.
  25. A failure to meet one's obligations, whether under a contract or otherwise. A breach of contract allows the innocent party to enforce the contract, rescind the contract or sue for damages.