Synonyms of burst in English:

burst


See definition of burst

verb

1‘one balloon burst’

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split open, burst open, break open, tear open, rupture, crack, fracture, fragment, shatter, shiver, fly open

literary tear asunder, rend asunder

2‘a shell burst a short distance away’

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explode, blow up, detonate, go off, be set off, land

informal go bang

3‘smoke, dust, and heat burst through the hole’

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break, erupt, surge, gush, rush, stream, flow, pour, cascade, spill

sweep, spout, spurt, jet, spew, discharge, roll, whirl

4‘he burst into the room without knocking’

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plunge, charge, barge, shove, plough, lurch, hurtle, career, rush, dash, tear

5‘she burst into tears’

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break out in, launch into, erupt in, have a fit of

suddenly start


noun

1‘damage to tyres by punctures and bursts’

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rupture, breach, split, blowout

2‘the mortar bursts were further away than before’

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explosion, detonation, blast, discharge, eruption, bang

3‘a burst of anger’

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outbreak, outburst, eruption, flare-up, explosion, blow-up, blast, blaze, attack, fit, spasm, paroxysm, access, rush, gale, flood, storm, hurricane, torrent, outpouring, surge, upsurge, spurt, effusion, outflow, outflowing, welling up

informal splurt

rare ebullition, boutade

4‘a burst of gunfire’

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volley, salvo, fusillade, barrage, discharge, shower, spray, hail, rain


Phrases

    burst out

      1‘‘Well, I don't care!’ she burst out angrily’

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      exclaim, blurt out, ejaculate, cry out, call out, shout, yell

      burst

      2‘he burst out crying’

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      suddenly start

      burst