1. A signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out (synset 111467628)
  1. Make a break in (synset 200780320)
    "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
  2. Destroy the peace or tranquility of (synset 200521099)
    "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
  3. Interfere in someone else's activity (synset 200521437)
    "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
  4. Terminate (synset 200364717)
    "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"

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