verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of breach
synonym study for breach
OTHER WORDS FROM breachbreacher, nounnon·breach, nounnon·breach·ing, adjectiveun·breached, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH breachbreach , breech
How to use breach in a sentence
Data breaches, theft, and industrial accidents happen, and manufacturers have systems and functions in place to try to prevent them.
Zoom must also undergo a security assessment by an independent third party every two years, and notify the FTC in the event of any data breach.Zoom settles FTC case accusing it of privacy missteps with no fine|dzanemorris|November 9, 2020|Fortune
She was using her phone to take video of the scene at the time, as were others nearby who saw activity by fish and birds and hoped they might soon capture a whale breach, which occurs when most or all of the whale’s body leaves the water.A pair of kayakers in California barely avoid being swallowed by a humpback whale|Des Bieler|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Businesses that suffer data breaches as a result of lax cybersecurity will also no longer be able to avoid fines by fixing their security holes within 30 days of a data leak.California just passed tougher privacy rules that may reverberate nationwide|jonathanvanian2015|November 4, 2020|Fortune
A muzzleloader is a specific class of single-shot rifle that is loaded from the open end of the barrel as opposed to through the breach, such as with a bolt action or semi-automatic rifle.
Ygritte, the red-headed wildling archer who once loved (and lost) Jon Snow, has breached the walls of Castle Black.Game of Thrones’ 'The Watchers on the Wall': The Battle of Castle Black Is One For the Ages|Andrew Romano|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For history has too many examples when that trust has been breached.The Domestic Spying of Hoover’s FBI Is an Eerie Prequel to the NSA’s Snooping Today|Betty Medsger|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast first reported in November that the U.S. government believes Russia has breached its treaty obligations.Russian Foreign Minister: We Can’t Get Assad to Do Anything|Josh Rogin|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After several hours the mob started coming over the walls and breached one of the gates.In Egypt’s Countryside, Vendettas Between Police and Islamists Simmer|Mike Giglio, Christopher Dickey|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Such a delay would put the government perilously close to default once the debt ceiling is breached on Thursday.
At last the walls on the side of the suburbs of St. Hilaire and Martainville were breached by the overwhelming fire of the enemy.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
He combined with them in an assault, and 400 French sailors and the Imperialists attacked the walls which had been breached.The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger
Its front was barred by tumbled masonry, but a well-placed shell had widely breached its side wall.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
As a precaution we had previously breached the wall around the churchyard.The Red Battle Flyer|Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
In three weeks it breached and captured the corsair's strongholds.