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Synonyms of interrupt in English:


  • 1 she opened her mouth to interrupt I'm sorry to interrupt your chat
    heckle, put one's oar in, have one's say;
    British  put one's pennyworth in;
    North American  put one's two cents in
    informal butt in (on), chime in (on), horn in (on), muscle in (on)
    British informal chip in (on)
  • 2 the band had to interrupt their US tour
    stop, put a stop to, halt, bring to a halt, bring to a standstill, cease, end, bring to an end, bring to a close, cancel, sever, dissolve, terminate
    informal take a breather from, put on ice, put on a back burner, put in cold storage
  • 3 the coastal plain is interrupted by large lagoons
    break up, break, punctuate, intersperse;
    pepper, strew, dot, scatter
  • 4 their view is to be interrupted by a new housing estate
    obstruct, impede, block, interfere with, cut off, get in the way of, limit, restrict
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