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Synonyms for outbreakˈaʊtˌbreɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outbreak, eruption, irruption(noun)

    a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

    Synonyms:
    volcanic eruption, bam, clap, extravasation, bang, blast, eructation, eruption, outbreak, irruption

Wiktionary

  1. outbreak(noun)

    Synonyms:
    outburst, tumult

  2. outbreak(noun)

    To burst out

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  3. outbreak(noun)

    To break forth

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  4. outbreak(noun)

    An outburst or sudden eruption, especially of violence and mischief.

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  5. outbreak(noun)

    An uproar, riot

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

  6. outbreak(noun)

    A geological layer that breaks out

    Synonyms:
    tumult, outburst

Editors Contribution

  1. boomtime

    outbreak of something good

    the business has had an out break in stocks

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. outbreak(n.)

    Synonyms:
    eruption, explosion

  2. outbreak(n.)

    Synonyms:
    riot, row, fray, affray, broil, conflict, breach of the peace

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. outbreak

    Synonyms:
    An epidemic


Translations for outbreak

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • udbrud, bølgeDanish
  • puhkeaminen, purkaus, aaltoFinnish
  • irruptionFrench
  • explosie, uitbarsting, uitbraak, uitbreken, dagzoomDutch
  • вспышка, взрывRussian

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