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Synonyms for erupt
ɪˈrʌpt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erupt, break out(verb)

    start abruptly

    "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"

    Synonyms:
    come out, flare up, catch fire, ignite, break through, extravasate, belch, flare, break open, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, burst out, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire, break away

  2. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out(verb)

    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 open, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, flame, burst out, flame up, split, explode, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire, pop out

  3. erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate(verb)

    start to burn or burst into flames

    "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"

    Synonyms:
    lose one's temper, kindle, flare up, heat, have kittens, inflame, push through, break through, enkindle, wake, recrudesce, hit the roof, catch fire, have a fit, fire up, conflagrate, combust, flare, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, break, extravasate, break out, go ballistic, belch, burn, fly off the handle, irrupt, blow a fuse, hit the ceiling, break open, blow up, ignite, take fire, throw a fit, stir up, burst out, burst, come out, blow one's stack, light

  4. erupt, come out, break through, push through(verb)

    break out

    "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"

    Synonyms:
    start, flare up, bulge out, place, step up, come through, burst, protrude, push through, break through, out, go forth, come on, come out of the closet, bulge, recrudesce, surface, come in, step forward, fall out, combust, flare, step to the fore, come forward, pop out, break, extravasate, break out, egress, bug out, belch, ignite, crack, irrupt, break open, turn out, emerge, conflagrate, take fire, turn up, pop, issue, burst out, appear, come to the fore, come out, catch fire, come forth, show up

  5. erupt, belch, extravasate(verb)

    become active and spew forth lava and rocks

    "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"

    Synonyms:
    come out, flare up, catch fire, bubble, ignite, break through, extravasate, belch, flare, break open, break, burst, break out, eruct, combust, irrupt, burp, burst out, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire

  6. break, burst, erupt(verb)

    force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up

    "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"

    Synonyms:
    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, burst, go bad, ignite, bristle, conflagrate, breach, break off, disclose, bust, 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

  7. erupt(verb)

    appear on the skin

    "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"

    Synonyms:
    come out, flare up, catch fire, ignite, break through, extravasate, belch, flare, break open, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, burst out, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire

  8. erupt, recrudesce, break out(verb)

    become raw or open

    "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"

    Synonyms:
    come out, flare up, catch fire, ignite, break through, extravasate, belch, develop, flare, break open, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, burst out, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire, break away

Wiktionary

  1. erupt(verb)

    Synonyms:
    burst

  2. erupt(verb)

    to violently eject

    the volcano erupted, spewing lava across a wide area

    Synonyms:
    burst

  3. erupt(verb)

    to spontaneously release pressure or tension

    the crowd erupted in anger

    Synonyms:
    burst

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "erupt":

    erupts, explode, erupted

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How to use erupt in a sentence?

  1. Christina Neal:

    There's still a fair bit of magma right underground that's available to erupt.

  2. Ryan Zeigler:

    If you want to understand how the volcanoes on Earth are going to erupt and in what timescale they're going to erupt on, studying rocks from other planets will help you actually learn about that more.

  3. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    We need to make sure that the North Koreans always understand that any provocation with them will be dealt with and that they stand no chance of defeating us and our allies in South Korea, it's probably the single place on the world -- in the world -- where war could erupt at the snap of our fingers.

  4. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    It's probably the single place on the world -- in the world -- where war could erupt at the snap of our fingers.

  5. Dave Barry:

    Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other in practice as large teeming flaw colonies, the result being that they get on each other's nerves and regularly erupt into vicious emotional shouting matches over such issues as toaster settings.

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