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To stop a for-loop early in JavaScript, you have to use a break statement. JavaScript break statement “jumps out” of a loop.

JavaScript break for loop example code

A simple example code ends the loop (“breaks” the loop) when the loop counter (i) is 3.

<!DOCTYPE html>

    for (let i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
      if (i === 3) { 




JavaScript break for loop

Another example

We can break at any point in time the execution using the break keyword:

const list = ['a', 'b', 'c']
for (let i = 0; i < list.length; i++) {
  if (list[i] === 'b') break

break also works in for..of loops:

const list = ['a', 'b', 'c']
for (const item of list) {
  if (item === 'b') break

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this JS for loop topic.

Note: The All JS Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version

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