break out

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break out

verb

Definition of BREAK OUT

intransitive verb
1
:  to develop or emerge with suddenness or force <fire broke out> <a riot broke out>
2
a :  to become covered <break out in a sweat>
b :  to become affected with a skin eruption
3
:  to make a break from a restraining condition or situation <broke out of a slump> <broke out of jail>
transitive verb
1
a :  to make ready for action or use <break out the tents and make camp>
b :  to produce for consumption <break out a bottle of champagne>
2
:  to display flying and unfurled
3
:  to separate from a mass of data <break out newsstand sales>

Examples of BREAK OUT

  1. <in the wake of news reports of deaths from the flu, panic broke out, and there was a mad rush for flu shots>

First Known Use of BREAK OUT

before 12th century

Rhymes with BREAK OUT

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break out

intransitive verb \(ˈ)brā-ˈkat\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BREAK OUT

1
: to be affected with a skin eruption and especially one indicative of the presence of a particular disease <breaking out with measles>
2
of a disease : to manifest itself by skin eruptions
3
: to become covered with <break out in a sweat>

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