break down

Verb1.break down - make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
2.break down - make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
Synonyms: crush
3.break down - lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
Synonyms: lose it, snap
4.break down - stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
5.break down - separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
Synonyms: decompose, break up
6.break down - fall apart; "the building crimbled after the explosion"; "Negociations broke down"
7.break down - cause to fall or collapse
8.break down - collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
Synonyms: collapse
change integrity, collapse, crumble, crumple, tumble
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