Synonyms of break out


1. break, breakout, jailbreak, gaolbreak, prisonbreak, prison-breaking, escape, flight

usage: an escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"


1. erupt, break out, begin, start

usage: start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"

2. break out, begin, start

usage: begin suddenly and sometimes violently; "He broke out shouting"

3. break, break out, break away, escape, get away, break loose

usage: move away or escape suddenly; "The horses broke from the stable"; "Three inmates broke jail"; "Nobody can break out--this prison is high security"

4. break out, unpack, take out

usage: take from stowage in preparation for use

5. erupt, recrudesce, break out, trouble, ail, pain

usage: become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"

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