What does breakthrough mean?

Definitions for breakthroughˈbreɪkˌθru

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word breakthrough.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, breakthrough, find(noun)

    a productive insight

  2. breakthrough(noun)

    making an important discovery

  3. breakthrough(noun)

    a penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense


  1. breakthrough(Noun)

    An advance through and past enemy lines (or vice versa).

  2. breakthrough(Noun)

    Any major progress; such as a great innovation or discovery that overcomes a significant obstacle.

    Albert Einstein is credited with making some of the greatest breakthroughs in modern physics.

  3. breakthrough(Noun)

    The penetration of the opposition defence

  4. breakthrough(Adjective)

    Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.

    a breakthrough technological advance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakthrough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Idina Menzel:

    I'm 43 and I'm a breakthrough artist.

  2. Professor Gao:

    This will be another huge breakthrough.

  3. Author Rachel Swaby:

    It was a huge public health breakthrough.

  4. Rob Glaser:

    Apple Music is more of a me-too product than a breakthrough product.

  5. Steve Maraboli:

    One of the most spiritual things that can happen to you is a human breakthrough."

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