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〔 Iˋrʌpt 〕


〔 iˊrʌpt 〕

Overview of verb erupt

The verb erupt has 8 senses

  • erupt, break out -- (start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc")

  • 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")

  • erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate -- (start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously")

  • erupt, come out, break through, push through -- (break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted")

  • erupt, belch, extravasate -- (become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while")

  • break, burst, erupt -- (force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger")

  • erupt -- (appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant")

  • erupt, recrudesce, break out -- (become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce")