Definitions For Burst


  • The act of exploding or bursting
  • A sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
  • Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
  • A sudden intense happening
  • A short period of producing or doing something that begins suddenly
  • An act of breaking open or into pieces : the result of something breaking open or into pieces


  • Burst outward, usually with noise
  • Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
  • Break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
  • Emerge suddenly
  • Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
  • Move suddenly, energetically, or violently
  • Cause to burst
  • Be in a state of movement or action
  • To break open or into pieces in a sudden and violent way
  • To cause (something) to break open or into pieces
  • To open suddenly

Is Burst a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Burst is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Burst in a Sentence

  • Two of the water pipes burst.
  • He burst a blood vessel.
  • The doors suddenly burst open.
  • She ran hard in short bursts toward the end of the race.
  • The burst of a bubble

Synonyms for Burst

Antonyms for Burst

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