Synonyms of 'break the ice'
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kick offDictionary, lead the way, take the plunge (informal)
The main purpose of his trip was to break the ice.
kick off (informal)
lead the way
take the plunge (informal)
make a start
begin a relationship
initiate the proceedings
start or set the ball rolling (informal)
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Thesaurus for break the ice from the Collins English Thesaurus
to relieve shyness or reserve , esp between strangers