Definitions for break open

Definitions for (verb) break open

Main entry: break open, burst out, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt

Definition: erupt or intensify suddenly

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

Main entry: break open, burst, split

Definition: come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

Usage: The bubble burst

Main entry: break open

Definition: open with force

Usage: He broke open the picnic basket

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