burst

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɝst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bûrst)

Inflections of 'burst' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bursts
v 3rd person singular
bursting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
burst
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
bursted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
burst
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
bursted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: explode
Synonyms:
explode , pop , blow up, rupture, fly apart, blow apart, blow sth/sb to smithereens
Sense: Verb: break
Synonyms:
break , crack , split , fracture, destroy , damage , bust , fall apart, fall to pieces, rush , shatter , smash , splinter
Sense: Verb: puncture
Synonyms:
puncture , pierce, prick , perforate, penetrate, stick , skewer, pop
Sense: Verb: lose air
Synonyms:
lose air, go flat, deflate, pop , go down
Sense: Noun: act or result of bursting
Synonyms:
blowout, rupture, blast , explosion, blowup, detonation
Sense: Noun: outburst of emotion
Synonyms:
outburst , eruption, explosion, blaze , storm , flare , flare-up, outpouring, rush
Sense: Noun: sudden spurt
Synonyms:
spurt , rush , outburst , outbreak , flare , flare-up, spate, surge , outpouring, flurry , gush

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