Breach – 1. breaking an agreement, law or code 2. to make a gap in a wall or fence especially by an attacking army
On the beach, the soldier reached (breach) the German walls and blew a gap in them. He broke his mum's agreement that he wouldn't put himself in danger.
Examples of breach in a sentence (breaking an agreement, law or code)
By knocking down the kitchen wall they were in breach of their tenancy agreement.
She kept her job as she was found not to be in breach of any of the company's regulations or codes.
His breach of their contract meant he could be taken to court and forced to pay a hefty fine.
Examples of breach in a sentence (to make a gap in a wall or fence especially by an attacking army)
The cavalry managed to breach the enemy's shield wall and cemented their defeat.
They planned to rob the bank by using explosives to breach the bank vault.
The siege lasted weeks before they finally gave up trying to breach the fortress wall.