break statement in Python exits out of a loop. This statement is used under your loop statement, usually after a conditional
if statement. It will terminate the loop that contains it, and control of the program flows to the statement immediately after the body of the loop.
breakstatement in a nested loop
break statement is inside a
break statement will terminate the innermost loop.
The following code will help you understand how to use a
break statement to exit a loop.
num = 0 for num in range(6): if num == 3: break # exit out of loop here print('The value of num is ' + str(num)) print('Exited loop')
In this program, we iterate through the integer
num which has been initialized to 0. We check if
num is equal to 3, upon which we break from the loop. Hence, all
num values from
num equal to ‘0’ to
num equal to ‘2’ get printed. After that, the loop terminates.
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