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Synonyms for burst
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To break is to divide sharply, with severance of particles, as by a blow or strain. To burst is to break by pressure from within, as a bombshell, but it is used also for the result of violent force otherwise exerted; as, to burst in a door, where the door yields as if to an explosion. To crush is to break by pressure from without, as an egg-shell. To crack is to break without complete severance of parts; a cracked cup or mirror may still hold together. Fracture has a somewhat similar sense. In a fractured limb, the ends of the broken bone may be separated, tho both portions are still retained within the common muscular tissue. A shattered object is broken suddenly and in numerous directions; as, a vase is shattered by a blow, a building by an earthquake. A shivered glass is broken into numerous minute, needle-like fragments. To smash is to break thoroughly to pieces with a crashing sound by some sudden act of violence; a watch once smashed will scarcely be worth repair. To split is to cause wood to crack or part in the way of the grain, and is applied to any other case where a natural tendency to separation is enforced by an external cause; as, to split a convention or a party. To demolish is to beat down, as a mound, building, fortress, etc.; to destroy is to put by any process beyond restoration physically, mentally, or morally; to destroy an army is so to shatter and scatter it that it can not be rallied or reassembled as a fighting force. Compare REND.
bankrupt, break, cashier, crack, crush, demolish, destroy, fracture, rend, rive, rupture, sever, shatter, shiver, smash, split, sunder, transgress
attach, bind, fasten, join, mend, secure, solder, unite, weld
Break to pieces, or in pieces, into several pieces (when the object is thought of as divided rather than shattered); break with a friend; from or away from a suppliant; break into a house; out of prison; break across one's knee; break through a hedge; break in upon one's retirement; break over the rules; break on or upon the shore, against the rocks.
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the act of exploding or bursting
"the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
detonation, fusillade, outburst, fit, plosion, blowup, explosion, salvo, volley, flare-up
fusillade, salvo, volley, burstnoun
rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
"our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
fusillade, outburst, fit, explosion, salvo, volley, flare-up
a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
"a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
fusillade, convulsion, paroxysm, outburst, fit, conniption, explosion, salvo, tantrum, volley, scene, flare-up
outburst, burst, flare-upverb
a sudden intense happening
"an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
outburst, fusillade, volley, flare-up, fit, gush, tumultuous disturbance, blowup, explosion, effusion, salvo, ebullition
burst, split, break openverb
come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
"The bubble burst"
divide, carve up, flare up, separate, cleave, burst out, dissever, part, break open, break, split up, flare, abound, erupt, irrupt, break up, bust, split, bristle, rive, collapse, explode
break, burst, eruptverb
force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
"break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
crack, break away, give way, soften, flare up, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, extravasate, dampen, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, catch fire, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, come out, wear out, cave in, burst out, break-dance, break open, break up, check, give out, break in, give, split up, break through, better, go bad, ignite, bristle, conflagrate, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, take fire, recrudesce, break dance, belch, go against, explode, abound, break down, flare, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, irrupt, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, combust, push through, wear
burst outward, usually with noise
"The champagne bottle exploded"
break loose, burst forth, blow up, abound, erupt, split, bust, break open, collapse, set off, bristle, explode, detonate, break, irrupt
move suddenly, energetically, or violently
"He burst out of the house into the cool night"
break open, abound, split, bust, collapse, bristle, explode, break, erupt
abound, burst, bristleverb
be in a state of movement or action
"The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
break open, bristle, split, abound, uprise, bust, collapse, explode, stand up, break, erupt
"The sun burst into view"
break open, abound, split, bust, collapse, bristle, explode, break, erupt
cause to burst
"The ice broke the pipe"
bristle, split, give way, crack up, break down, give, crack, cave in, founder, break open, break, crumble, crock up, erupt, break up, bust, tumble, fall in, abound, crumple, collapse, explode
break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
"The dam burst"
wear out, bristle, abound, tear, collapse, break open, break, snap, raid, erupt, wear, bust, split, fall apart, explode, rupture
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that emerges, or bursts through; breaking forth.
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
break open (from internal pressure), fly open, be rent asunder
break out suddenly
rend asunder, break open
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
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How to use burst in a sentence?
I think this bubble will burst at some point.
Markets appear to be coming around to the Fed narrative that a burst in inflation is only likely to be temporary, a temporary spike in prices should not instigate a removal of stimulatory policies from central banks.
John Lewis was one of the rare political figures in Washington who was widely revered. At a time when politics isso divisive and Republicans and Democrats are firmly entrenched in separate camps, John Lewis was the congressman who transcended party affiliation and was regarded as a national treasure in Washington. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said she burst into tears when she first arrived at the Capitol for freshman orientation in 2018 and had a chance to meet John Lewis. I ran into Congressman John Lewis and I burst into tears and I said to him, Sir, I read about you in middle school and you are here in the flesh and I get to be your colleague.
I burst into tears. And though it may just have been the cold wind, I think Trooper Schwartz teared up a little as well, before wishing me well and walking away.
My partner went and tried to get in through the van door, the flames came at him, he had to back out. I grabbed the fire extinguisher, I tried to extinguish the flames, but the van burst into flames very, very quickly and we were unable to assist in getting anybody out of the van.
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- взривявам, взрив, пръсвам, избухване, пръсвам сеBulgarian
- prasknout, prasknutíCzech
- Platzen, zerplatzen, Zerbrechen, berstenGerman
- σκάω, εκρήγνυμαι, έκρηξηGreek
- ráfaga, reventón, estallido, reventar, estalloSpanish
- پشت سر همPersian
- räjähdys, haljeta, halkaista, puhkeaminen, räjähtää, räjäyttää, puhjeta, puhkaistaFinnish
- szétpukkan, szétpukkasztHungarian
- separare, esplosione, scoppiare, esplodere, scoppio, strappareItalian
- 破裂, バーストJapanese
- жарылуу, импульс, дүрт этүү, жарк, чалп эткен дабыш, чулп эткен дабыш, бөлүнүп кетүү, бөлүү, жарылыш, дүрт, башталып кетүүKyrgyz
- rupti suntLatin
- pęknąć, pękać, rozsadzać, rozerwaniePolish
- estouro, explosão, arrebentar, estourarPortuguese
- лопание, лопаться, взрыв, разорваться, трескаться, лопнуть, разорвать, разрывать, треснуть, разрыв, разрыватьсяRussian
- brista, skur, spricka, omgång, spräcka, salva, briseraSwedish
- పగిలిపోవు, పగలగొట్టుTelugu
- patlatmak, patlamakTurkish
- bể, làm bểVietnamese
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