What is another word for erupt?

Synonyms for erupt
ɪˈrʌpterupt

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Wiktionary

  1. eruptverb

    Synonyms:
    burst

  2. eruptverb

    to violently eject

    the volcano erupted, spewing lava across a wide area

    Synonyms:
    burst

  3. eruptverb

    to spontaneously release pressure or tension

    the crowd erupted in anger

    Synonyms:
    burst

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erupt, break outverb

    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 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 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, conflagrateverb

    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 throughverb

    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, extravasateverb

    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, eruptverb

    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. eruptverb

    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 outverb

    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

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. Eddy Sanchez:

    Currently the volcano continues to erupt and there exists a high potential for (pyroclastic) avalanches of debris.

  3. Michael Ferlez:

    Trade tensions will remain a key source of risk for U.S. manufacturers, even if tensions don't erupt into a trade war, the mounting uncertainty will likely eventually weigh on new business investments.

  4. Bolshaya Udina:

    If the volcano does erupt, it could pose a significant threat to the small villages nearby.

  5. Mary RobinsonFor Robinson:

    It's a place for kids to come and erupt like a volcano, it's a safe way to release their angry feelings... and it makes it easier for kids to talk and express themselves.


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