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Overview of verb break_open

The verb break open has 3 senses

  • break open -- (open with force; "He broke open the picnic basket")

  • burst, split, break open -- (come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst")

  • erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out -- (erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism")