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Definition of Interrupt


  1. To break into, or between; to stop, or hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks speaking.
  2. To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.
  3. Broken; interrupted.

Interrupt Quotations

I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.
Rodney Dangerfield

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
Amelia Earhart

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
Henry J. Kaiser

Goats are the cable talk show panelists of the animal world, ready at a moment's notice to interject, interrupt, and opine. They have something to say about everything, little of it complimentary. They are the most impertinent animals I have ever known.
Jon Katz
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Interrupt Translations

interrupt in Dutch is onderbreken, interrumperen, schorsen
interrupt in French is interromps, interrompons, interrompent
interrupt in Latin is rumpo
interrupt in Norwegian is avbryte
interrupt in Spanish is interrumpir