Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
|present participle||breaking out|
|past tense||broke out|
|past participle||broken out|
We got married a month before the war broke out.
The fire must have broken out during the night.
the desire to break out of the boring routine of normal daily living
Sweat was beginning to break out on his forehead.
The skin on my arms was breaking out in a rash.
This is the British English definition of break out. View American English definition of break out.