Synonyms of burst in English:

burst


See definition of burst

verb

1‘one balloon burst’

SYNONYMS
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’


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

    2‘he burst out crying’


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    suddenly start