a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
"they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
- falling out
an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
make an opening or gap in
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"
- go against