Definitions for break out

Definitions for (verb) break out

Main entry: recrudesce, erupt, break out

Definition: become raw or open

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

Main entry: break out, erupt

Definition: start abruptly

Usage: After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc

Main entry: break out

Definition: begin suddenly and sometimes violently

Usage: He broke out shouting

Main entry: break out

Definition: take from stowage in preparation for use

Main entry: break, break away, break out

Definition: move away or escape suddenly

Usage: The horses broke from the stable; Three inmates broke jail; Nobody can break out--this prison is high security

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