HyperDic: burst

English > 12 senses of the word burst:
VERBchangeburst, split, break opencome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
emotionburst, break, eruptforce out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
changeburst, explodeburst outward, usually with noise
motionburstmove suddenly, energetically, or violently
stativeburst, abound, bristlebe in a state of movement or action
changeburstemerge suddenly
motionburst, collapsecause to burst
changeburst, bustbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully
NOUNactburst, explosionthe act of exploding / exploding or bursting
actburst, fusillade, salvo, volleyrapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
actburst, fita sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
eventburst, outburst, flare-upa sudden intense happening
burst > pronunciation
Soundsber'st
Rhymesbratwurst ... worst: 16 rhymes with erst...
English > burst: 12 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of exploding / exploding or bursting.
Example "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
Synonymexplosion
NarrowerdetonationThe act of detonating an explosive
fulminationThe act of exploding with noise and violence
Broaderchange of integrityThe act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
Spanisherupción, estallo, explosión, ráfaga
Catalanerupció, esclat, explosió
Verbsburstcome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
burstburst outward, usually with noise
English > burst: 12 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningrapid simultaneous discharge of firearms.
Synonymsfusillade, salvo, volley
Broaderfire, firingThe act of firing / firing / firing weapons or artillery at an enemy / enemy
Spanishandanada, descarga cerrada, descarga, estallido, fusilería, salva
Catalandescàrrega tancada, salva, volea
English > burst: 12 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason).
Example"a burst of applause"
Synonymfit
Narrowerfits and startsrepeated bursts of activity
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishajuste
Verbsburstbe in a state of movement or action
English > burst: 12 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA sudden intense happening.
Examples
  • "an outburst of heavy rain"
  • "a burst of lightning"
Synonymsoutburst, flare-up
NarrowerrushA sudden burst of activity
salvoAn outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishestallido
Catalanesclat, flamarada
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The bubble burst"
Synonymssplit, break open
NarrowerblowBurst suddenly
popBurst open with a sharp, explosive sound
stave, stave inBurst or force (a hole) into something
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishdesdoblar, estallar, explotar, rajarse, reventarse, reventar
Catalandescosir-se, desdoblar, esberlar-se, esquerdar-se, explotar, rebentar-se
Nounsburstthe act of exploding / exploding or bursting
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningForce out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsbreak, erupt
Broaderexpress emotion, express feelingsGive verbal / verbal / verbal or other expression to one's feelings
Spanishromper
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBurst outward, usually with noise.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymexplode
Narrowercrumpexplode heavily or with a loud dull noise
erupt, belch, extravasateBecome active and spew forth lava and rocks
go offBe discharged or activated
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Oppositeimplode, go offBurst inward / inward
Spanishdetonar, estallar, explosionar, explotar, reventar
Catalandetonar, esclatar, explosionar, explotar, petar
Nounsburstthe act of exploding / exploding or bursting
burstera quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove suddenly, energetically, or violently.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He burst out of the house into the cool night"
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Spanishirrumpir
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningBe in a state of movement or action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe streets burst with crowds
Synonymsabound, bristle
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishabundar, explotar
Catalanabundar, explotar
Nounsbursta sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningemerge suddenly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The sun burst into view"
BroaderemergeCome out into view, as from concealment
Spanishirrumpir
Catalanirrompre
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningCause to burst.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymcollapse
Cause tocollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
NarrowerpopCause to burst with a loud, explosive sound
Similar tocollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
Spanishdesplomar, estallar, explotar, reventar
Catalandesplomar, esclatar, explotar
English > burst: 12 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The dam burst"
Synonymbust
Narrowershatterbreak into many pieces
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishexplotar
Catalanexplotar

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