Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) erupt, break out (start abruptly) "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
- S: (v) erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out (erupt or intensify suddenly) "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
- S: (v) erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate (start to burn or burst into flames) "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
- S: (v) erupt, come out, break through, push through (break out) "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
- S: (v) erupt, belch, extravasate (become active and spew forth lava and rocks) "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
- S: (v) break, burst, erupt (force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up) "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
- S: (v) erupt (appear on the skin) "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
- S: (v) erupt, recrudesce, break out (become raw or open) "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"