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Definitions and Synonyms of erupt | Another word for erupt | What is erupt?

Definition 1: become active and spew forth lava and rocks - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Vesuvius erupts once in a while

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) burst outward, usually with noise

"The champagne bottle exploded"

Definition 2: start abruptly - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

"The DMZ begins right over the hill" "The second movement begins after the Allegro" "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"

Definition 3: erupt or intensify suddenly - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) become more intense

"The debate intensified" "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

Definition 4: become raw or open - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

Definition 5: break out - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

(... is a kind of erupt ) burst or split open

"flowers dehisce when they release pollen"

(erupt has a similar meaning as ...) appear on the skin

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

Definition 6: appear on the skin - [verb of change]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(erupt is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

(erupt has a similar meaning as ...) break out

"The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"

Definition 7: force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up - [verb of emotion]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • break into tears
  • erupt in anger

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) give verbal or other expression to one's feelings

Definition 8: start to burn or burst into flames - [verb of weather]

Samples where erupt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
  • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

Synonyms for erupt in the sense of this definition

(erupt is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of erupt ) erupt in an uncontrolled manner

"The oil well blew out"

(... is a kind of erupt ) start burning

"The fire caught"

(... is a kind of erupt ) start to burn with a bright flame

"The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"

(erupt has a similar meaning as ...) cause to burn or combust

"The sun burned off the fog" "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"

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