Another word for outbreak
A sudden violent appearance
eruption, irruption, ebullition, explosion, outburst, disruption, burst, bursting, bursting forth, detonation, thunder, commotion, rending, break, breaking out, breaking forth, gush, gushing forth, outpouring, pouring forth, breaking bonds, tumult, spurt, sundering, snapping apart, discharge, volley, blast, blowup, crash, roar, earthquake, temblor, squall, paroxysm, spasm, convulsion, fit, ictus, effervescence, boiling, flash, flare, crack.
Another word for outbreaknoun
A sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease:epidemic, plague, rash2. See increase
The act of emerging violently from limits or restraints:eruption, explosion, outburst. See explosion
A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:access, blowup, burst, eruption, explosion, fit2, flare-up, gust, outburst. See explosion