Synonyms of break down in English:

break down


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phrase

1‘his van broke down’

SYNONYMS
stop working, cease to function, cease to work, go wrong, seize up, give out, develop a fault
informal conk out, go kaput, go on the blink, die, give up the ghost, go phut, have had it
British informal pack up

2‘pay negotiations with management broke down’

SYNONYMS
fail, collapse, come to nothing, founder, fall through, come to grief, be unsuccessful, not succeed, disintegrate
informal fizzle out

3‘Vicky broke down, sobbing loudly’

SYNONYMS
burst into tears, dissolve into tears
lose control, be overcome, collapse, go to pieces, come apart at the seams, crumble, disintegrate
informal crack up, lose it, lose one's cool