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  1. break openverb

    open with force

    "He broke open the picnic basket"

    Synonyms:
    burst out, irrupt, flare up, split, flare, erupt, burst

  2. burst, split, break openverb

    come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

    "The bubble burst"

    Synonyms:
    divide, carve up, flare up, separate, cleave, burst out, dissever, part, break, split up, flare, abound, erupt, irrupt, burst, break up, bust, split, bristle, rive, collapse, explode

  3. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst outverb

    erupt or intensify suddenly

    "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

    Synonyms:
    come out, flare up, intrude, catch fire, ignite, blaze up, break through, extravasate, belch, burn up, flare out, flare, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, erupt, flame, burst out, flame up, split, explode, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire, pop out

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How to use break open in a sentence?

  1. Ashok Kumar:

    We are trying to break open the tunnel, it’s a long one, about 2.5 km.

  2. Paul Hertz:

    We can see water in the interstellar clouds from which planetary systems and stellar systems form. We can see water in the disks of debris that are going to become planetary systems around other stars, and we can even see comets being dissipated in other solar systems as [their] star evaporates them. i'm a field geologist; I go out and break open rocks and look for fossils.

  3. Alan Thordsen:

    The new way can be faster, especially with some aftermarket attachments made to break open the receivers more quickly.

  4. Syeda Rashid:

    We saw a gunman trying to break open an office door and as we were running out, he was trying to shoot us and he started shouting 'I will kill everyone here'.

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