Break-in meaning

brākĭn
Frequency:
A forcible entry, as into a building or room, for an illegal purpose, especially theft.
noun
1
0
Designating or of the period of first use, intended to prepare something or train someone new.
adjective
1
0
An initial period of employment or operation during which the performance of a person or thing may be evaluated and adjusted.
noun
1
1
The act of forcibly entering a building, apartment, etc., esp. in order to rob.
noun
1
1
The definition of a break in is an illegal entry into a house, building or vehicle.

An example of a break in is a robbery of a store.

noun
0
0
Advertisement
A break in is defined as the first usage or experience with something.

An example of break in is the first month of driving a new car.

noun
0
0
An act of entering somewhere with the intent to steal or commit some other offense; an instance of breaking and entering.

There was a break-in at the shop; everything was taken.

noun
0
0