Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun burst

4 senses of burst

Sense 1
explosion, burst -- (the act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft")
       => change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)

Sense 2
fusillade, salvo, volley, burst -- (rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise")
       => fire, firing -- (the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire")

Sense 3
burst, fit -- (a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 4
outburst, burst, flare-up -- (a sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb burst

8 senses of burst

Sense 1
burst, split, break open -- (come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Sense 2
break, burst, erupt -- (force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger")
       => express emotion, express feelings -- (give verbal or other expression to one's feelings)

Sense 3
explode, burst -- (burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 4
burst -- (move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of the house into the cool night")
       => jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

Sense 5
abound, burst, bristle -- (be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 6
burst -- (emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view")
       => emerge -- (come out into view, as from concealment; "Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office")

Sense 7
collapse, burst -- (cause to burst; "The ice broke the pipe")

Sense 8
burst, bust -- (break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

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