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Synonyms for outbreak
ˈaʊtˌbreɪkout·break

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreaknoun

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  2. outbreaknoun

    To burst out

    Any epidemic outbreak causes understandable panic

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  3. outbreaknoun

    A sudden increase.

    There has been an outbreak of vandalism at the school.

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  4. outbreaknoun

    An outburst or sudden eruption, especially of violence and mischief.

    There has been an outbreak of broken windows in the street.

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  5. outbreaknoun

    An uproar, riot

    Poorly trained officers can't control a prison outburst without excessive repression

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  6. outbreaknoun

    A geological layer that breaks out

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreak

    Synonyms:
    outburst, tumult, commotion, insurrection, rebellion, ebullition

    Antonyms:
    subsidence, pacification, quelling, quiet, order, cooling

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreak, eruption, irruptionnoun

    a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

    "the outbreak of hostilities"

    Synonyms:
    volcanic eruption, bam, clap, extravasation, bang, blast, eructation, eruption, irruption

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Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. boomtime

    outbreak of something good

    the business has had an out break in stocks

    Submitted by acronimous on September 7, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreaknoun

    Synonyms:
    eruption, explosion

  2. outbreaknoun

    Synonyms:
    riot, row, fray, affray, broil, conflict, breach of the peace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreaknoun

    Synonyms:
    eruption, outburst, uprising

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outbreak

    Synonyms:
    An epidemic

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How to use outbreak in a sentence?

  1. David Heymann:

    They'll be available if this outbreak continues for any long period of time, but nobody knows what will happen to this outbreak.

  2. Susan Taghioff:

    Despite this, the influenza vaccine is by no means a replacement for the COVID-19 vaccine, and we advocate for everyone to receive their COVID-19 vaccine if able to. Continued promotion of the influenza vaccine also has the potential to help the global population avoid a possible ‘twindemic’ – a simultaneous outbreak of both influenza and coronavirus.

  3. Sudipto Mukerjee:

    When you're talking about the health sector, you're not talking about bringing it back to where you were at the beginning of the outbreak, that's not good enough. It's also about making sure that you not only build on the investments made so far, but you invest to make it much more resilient in the future.

  4. Julie Lonborg:

    We all thought,' Well, when it's Colorado's turn, we'll draw on the same resources ; we'll call our surrounding states and they'll send help,' now it's a national outbreak. It's not just one or two spots, as it was in the spring. It's really significant across the country, which means everybody is looking for those resources.

  5. Mike Osterholm:

    Florida is ripe for another large outbreak, what they've done is opened up everything as if nothing had ever happened there and you and I could be talking probably in eight to 10 weeks, and I will likely bet that Florida will be a house on fire.


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