Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “burst”

burst

verb /bəːst/ (past tense, past participle burst)
to break open or in pieces suddenly
reventar
The bag / balloon burst.
(with in, into, throughetc) to come or go suddenly or violently
entrar precipitadamente
He burst in without knocking He burst into the room She burst into tears .
(of rivers ) to overflow or flood (the banks )
desbordarse , salirse de madre
The river has burst its banks .
burst open phrasal verb to open suddenly or violently
abrirse de golpe
The door burst open and Alice rushed in.
(Definition of burst from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

More translations of “burst” in Spanish

Definitions of “burst” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More