Home

Cite

Synonyms of break open

Verb


1. break open, open, open up

usage: open with force; "He broke open the picnic basket"

2. burst, split, break open, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart

usage: come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst"

3. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out, intensify, deepen

usage: erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.