Definitions for erupt

Definitions for (verb) erupt

Main entry: extravasate, erupt, belch

Definition: become active and spew forth lava and rocks

Usage: Vesuvius erupts once in a while

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: 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: erupt

Definition: appear on the skin

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

Main entry: come out, break through, erupt, push through

Definition: break out

Usage: The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Main entry: erupt, break, burst

Definition: force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up

Usage: break into tears; erupt in anger

Main entry: conflagrate, take fire, ignite, combust, catch fire, erupt

Definition: start to burn or burst into flames

Usage: Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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