Alternative form of breakdown.
(ergative, figuratively) To render or to become weak and ineffective.
His authority and influence over his coordinates broke down gradually.
(ergative) (to cause) To decay, to decompose.
Leaves and grass will break down into compost faster if you keep them moist.
(ergative, figuratively) To divide into parts to give more details, to provide a more indepth analysis of.
If you don't understand, ask him to break down the numbers for you.
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