To cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc).
(archaic) To divulge one's secrets, thoughts or intentions, to discuss something with somebody.
Break-with Sentence Examples
Grasping the break with one hand, she met his amused gaze.
By modern mineralogists the name chalcedony is restricted to those kinds of silica which occur not in distinct crystals like ordinary quartz, but in concretionary, mammillated or stalactitic forms, which break with a fine splintery fracture, and display a delicate fibrous structure.
But Frederick was unwilling to break with Russia, with whom he was negotiating the partition of Poland; Austria in these circumstances dared not take the offensive; and Maria Theresa was compelled to purchase the modification of the extreme claims of Russia in Turkey by agreeing to, and sharing in, the spoliation of Poland.
He did not, however, break with his party immediately, and favoured the so-called English Bill (see Kansas); in fact it was partly due to his influence that a sufficient number of anti-Lecompton Democrats were induced to vote for that measure to secure its passage.
Goethe's retirement from the direction of the theatre in 1817 meant for him a break with the literary life of the day.