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

Definition 1: increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner - [verb of change]

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

  • The population of India is exploding
  • The island's rodent population irrupted

Synonyms for irrupt in the sense of this definition

(irrupt is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

Definition 2: erupt or intensify suddenly - [verb of change]

Samples where irrupt 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 irrupt in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 3: enter uninvited - [verb of motion]

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

  • They intruded on our dinner party
  • She irrupted into our sitting room

Synonyms for irrupt in the sense of this definition

(irrupt is a kind of ...) to come or go into

"the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"

(... is a kind of irrupt ) intrude on uninvited

"The nosy couple broke in on our conversation"

(... is a kind of irrupt ) intrude or enter uninvited

"Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"

(... is a kind of irrupt ) enter uninvited; informal

"let's crash the party!"

(... is a kind of irrupt ) make intrusive advances towards

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