Pronunciation of Breaks Down
/bɹˈe͡ɪks dˈa͡ʊn/, /bɹˈeɪks dˈaʊn/, /b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_k_s d_ˈaʊ_n/
Antonyms for breaks down:
be vague, live, be indifferent, function properly, enlighten, fight, learn, cover, scatter, join, make well, clothe, code, leave alone, resolve, begin, deny, fix, save, clear, couple, beautify, procure, validate, unsettle, build, compliment, convince, coagulate, overthrow, cleanse, perplex, straighten, please, hold, repair, construct, create, mull, forward, esteem, arrange, confuse, stay, accomplish, maintain, disarrange, muddy, stagnate, gather, make difficult, arrive, guess, delight, moralize, climb, solidify, enlarge, unite, increase, forget, clean, exclude, lose, associate, withhold, obscure, merit, appear, ascend, gloat, dirty, conquer, forge, refuse, start, collect, give birth, improve, systematize, develop, persuade, hesitate, plan, smooth, oppose, integrate, concentrate, link, rise, help, connect, be calm, neglect, advance, encode, muddle, bloom, scale, misunderstand, complicate, neaten, wait, bear, cloud, clarify, go up, restore, revive, complete, obtain, organize, append, combine, estimate, gain, defend, achieve, calm, attach, correct, mystify, close, flourish, win, question, aid, soothe, tidy, overcome, right, raise, disorder, upgrade, tangle, reach, retain, prolong, waver, clean up, commence, attain, fasten, unmix, hide, keep, deliver, do well, preserve, be born, respect, compose, honor, mix up, strengthen, clear up, distort, assist, flatten, explain, marry, suppress, purify, disintegrate, disorganize, disallow, wonder, ignore, bless, finish, benefit, conceal, scramble, mend, order, praise, put together, meld, succeed, agree, extend, prosper, continue, progress, be happy, place, sew, misrepresent, assemble, grow, earn, capture, expand, enhance.
Synonyms for breaks down:
act up (malfunction) (verb)
evaluate, lay bare, think through.
choke up (verb)
cry, become speechless.
analyze, break down, clear up, define, delineate, elucidate, formulate, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, resolve, settle, shed light on, simplify, spell out, straighten out, make plain, draw a picture, make perfectly clear, throw light on.
allocate, allot, alphabetize, arrange, assort, brand, catalogue, class, codify, collocate, coordinate, correlate, dispose, distinguish, distribute, divide, docket, embody, file, grade, group, incorporate, index, label, match, name, number, order, organize, peg, pigeonhole, put away, range, rank, rate, regiment, segregate, size, size up, sort, systematize, tab, tabulate, tag, ticket, type, typecast, put down as, put down for, rank out, button down, take one's measure.
come unglued (verb)
bawl, bemoan, bewail, blub, blubber, caterwaul, choke up, complain, deplore, fret, grieve, groan, howl, keen, lament, let go, mewl, moan, mourn, regret, sigh, sniff, snivel, sorrow, squall, wail, weep, whimper, whine, yammer, yowl, Boohoo, burst into tears, sob, shed tears, crack up, dissolve in tears, let it all out, put on the weeps, ring the blues, shed bitter tears, turn on waterworks.
break, bring out, cipher, construe, decode, deduce, disentangle, encipher, explain, expound, make out, puzzle out, read, render, reveal, solve, spell, translate, unfold, unravel, Unriddle, dope out, crack, make clear, find the key.
abort, annihilate, annul, axe, butcher, consume, cream, damage, deface, desolate, despoil, dismantle, dispatch, end, eradicate, erase, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, gut, impair, level, liquidate, maim, mar, maraud, mutilate, nuke, nullify, overturn, quash, quell, ravage, ravish, raze, ruin, sabotage, shatter, slay, smash, snuff out, stamp out, suppress, swallow up, tear down, torpedo, total, trash, vaporize, waste, wax, wipe out, wreck, zap, blot out, Spoliate, lay waste, kill.
abate, bate, decline, degenerate, deteriorate, dilapidate, diminish, disappear, droop, ease off, ebb, expire, fade, fade away, fade out, fail, fizzle out, go bad, halt, lapse, moderate, pass, peter out, rankle, recede, retrograde, rot, run low, run out, sink, slacken, stop, subside, vanish, wane, weaken, wear away, wilt, run down, let up, go downhill, melt away, lose power.
break apart, come apart, decompose, descend, detach, disband, disconnect, disorganize, disperse, disunite, pulverize, sever, splinter, take apart, wash away, wash out, wither, worsen, Deliquesce, Disimprove, turn to dust.
bankrupt, bare, decimate, demolish, denudate, denude, deprive, destroy, disassemble, dismember, dismount, disrobe, divest, fell, pull down, strike, strip, subvert, take down, undo, wrack, Unrig, take to pieces, knock down, part out.
clutter, complicate, confound, confuse, demobilize, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disturb, embroil, jumble, litter, mislay, misplace, muddle, perturb, scatter, scramble, shuffle, toss, unsettle, upset, mess up, turn topsy-turvy, discreate, put out of order.
bisect, branch, carve, chop, cleave, cross, cut, demarcate, dichotomize, disengage, disjoin, dissever, dissociate, divorce, halve, intersect, isolate, loose, part, partition, pull away, quarter, rend, rupture, section, segment, shear, split, subdivide, sunder, tear, unbind, Abscind, cut up.
account for, annotate, clarify, decipher, demonstrate, describe, diagram, disclose, excuse, explicate, get across, justify, manifest, paraphrase, point out, put across, rationalize, refine, teach, tell, untangle, go into detail, put in plain English, set right, throw light upon.
backslide, blunder, fall flat, fall short, fall through, fizzle, flop, flounder, founder, go down, go wrong, miscarry, miss, run aground, slip, lose out, be defeated, go astray, come to naught, come to nothing, go up in smoke, meet with disaster, hit bottom, back wrong horse, be demoted, be found lacking, be in vain, be ruined, go down swinging, hit the skids, lose control, lose status, miss the boat, play into, turn out badly.
cascade, crash, decrease, depreciate, dip, dive, drag, drop down, ease, flag, fold up, gravitate, hit the dirt, keel over, land, lessen, pitch, plummet, plunge, regress, relapse, slope, slump, spin, stumble, tip over, topple, totter, trail, trip, tumble, be precipitated, nose-dive, take a header.
fragment, split up.
freak out (verb)
freak out, flip out, flip one's lid, hit the ceiling, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, lose one's temper, go ballistic, go haywire, blow a gasket, go berserk, go nuts, go off the deep end, blow one's top, go ape, go bananas, come unglued, lose control of oneself, lose one's composure, lose one's cool, lose one's mind, wig out, work oneself up.
miss fire, miss the mark.
batter, bomb, bulldoze, capsize, cast down, delete, dynamite, efface, expunge, mow down, obliterate, overthrow, reduce, remove, rub out, scratch out, spill, strike out, tear up, Unbuild, throw down, blow down.
agree, answer, choose, clinch, conclude, decide, decree, design, determine, elect, fathom, figure, fix, intend, iron out, lick, pan out, propose, purpose, remain firm, rule, undertake, unzip, will, work, work out, work through, deal with, take a stand, make a point of, pass upon.
abridge, boil down, chasten, clean up, cut down, disinvolve, facilitate, lay out, shorten, streamline, unscramble, put in a nutshell, break it down, clean it up, cut the frills, get down to basics, get to the meat, hit the high spots, let daylight in, let sunlight in, put one straight.
cry a river, cry convulsively, cry eyes out.
spell out (verb)
accede, bow, capitulate, cave, defer, drop, flake out, give in, give out, knuckle, knuckle under, quit, submit, take the count, throw in the towel, pack it in, eat crow, fall victim to, give in to, meet waterloo, show white flag.
adulterate, besmirch, blacken, blemish, blight, blot, blur, cloud, cook, defile, discolor, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, doctor, foul, harm, hurt, infect, muddy, poison, pollute, shame, smear, soil, spike, stigmatize, sully, tar, tarnish, water, water down, cast a slur, crud up, give a bad name.
drip, ululate, let it out.