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spurt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spurt

  1. 1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity a spurt of economic growth for the first quarter of the year Synonyms of spurt burst, flare, flare-up, flash, flicker, flurry, flutter, outburst, outbreakWords Related to spurt recrudescence, recurrence, renewal; binge, jag, spree; boost, increase, pickup, upswing, upturn; epidemic, eruption, explosion, paroxysm; deluge, flood, rush, spate, surge, volley; commotion, furor, uproarNear Antonyms of spurt calm, doldrums, slump

  2. 2 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening a sudden spurt of blood rushed out from the opened wound Synonyms of spurt spout, jet, squirtWords Related to spurt flush, gush, spew; spit, spray, spritz; geyser, spouter; blast, burst


spurt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spurt

  1. 1 to flow out in great quantities or with force water spurted from the garden hose just as I was checking the nozzle Synonyms of spurt jet, pour, rush, spew, spout, gush, squirt, swooshWords Related to spurt cascade, issue, roll, run, stream; plash, slosh, splash, wash; surge, swell; flush, sluice; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp; fountainNear Antonyms of spurt spatter, sprinkle; bleed, exude, leak, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, weepAntonyms of spurt dribble, drip, drop, trickle

  2. 2 to throw out or off (something from within) often violently the pipe suddenly cracked and began spurting water Synonyms of spurt belch, disgorge, eject, eruct, expel, jet, spew, spout, eruptWords Related to spurt gush, pour, squirt, stream, surge; emanate, exhale, issue, release, shoot, spit, spring, vent; discharge, emit, fire; cast, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, tossNear Antonyms of spurt bottle (up), contain, restrain, shut (in or up)



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