HyperDic: break_out

English > 5 senses of the expression break out:
VERBchangebreak out, eruptstart abruptly
changebreak outbegin suddenly and sometimes violently
motionbreak out, break, break awaymove away or escape suddenly
contactbreak outtake from stowage in preparation for use
changebreak out, erupt, recrudescebecome raw or open
English > break out: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningstart abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymerupt
Broaderbegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
See alsobreakhappen / happen
Spanishentrar en erupción, hacer erupción, irrumpir
Catalandesencadenar-se, esclatar
English > break out: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBegin suddenly and sometimes violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Broaderbegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
Catalanescapar-se, esclatar
English > break out: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove away or escape suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"
Synonymsbreak, break away
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
Similar tobreakmake a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
Nounsbreakoutan escape from jail
English > break out: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningTake from stowage in preparation for use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderunpack, take outRemove from its packing
Spanishdesmontar
English > break out: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBecome raw or open.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymserupt, recrudesce
Broadertrouble, ail, painCause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
Catalanirritar-se

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