Synonyms for (verb) erupt

Synonyms: extravasate, erupt, belch

Definition: become active and spew forth lava and rocks

Usage: Vesuvius erupts once in a while

Similar words: burst, explode

Definition: burst outward, usually with noise

Usage: The champagne bottle exploded


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: trouble, ail, pain

Definition: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed


Synonyms: break out, erupt

Definition: start abruptly

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

Similar words: begin, start

Definition: have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

Usage: The DMZ begins right over the hill; The second movement begins after the Allegro; Prices for these homes start at $250,000


Synonyms: erupt

Definition: appear on the skin

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

Similar words: appear

Definition: come into sight or view

Usage: He suddenly appeared at the wedding; A new star appeared on the horizon


Synonyms: come out, break through, erupt, push through

Definition: break out

Usage: The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

Similar words: appear

Definition: come into sight or view

Usage: He suddenly appeared at the wedding; A new star appeared on the horizon


Synonyms: erupt, break, burst

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

Usage: break into tears; erupt in anger

Similar words: express emotion, express feelings

Definition: give verbal or other expression to one's feelings


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election