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 Dictionary entry overview: What does break bread mean? 

  The verb BREAK BREAD has 1 sense:

1. have a meal, usually with company

  Familiarity information: BREAK BREAD used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1break bread [BACK TO TOP]


Have a meal, usually with company

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Context example:

The early Christian disciples broke bread together

Hypernyms (to "break bread" is one way to...):

eat (eat a meal; take a meal)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue break bread

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