definition 1: to break or explode out of a restrained or confined condition.
example: Lava erupts from a volcano.
example: His latent violence suddenly erupted.
definition 2: to spew forth matter violently.
example: That volcano erupted only ten years ago.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the intransitive verb erupt (definition 1)
NOUN + erupt: volcano ~ , violence ~ , rioting ~ , riot ~ , fighting ~ , conflict ~ , war ~ , battle ~ , flames ~ , scandal ~ , controversy ~ , pandemonium ~ , feud ~ , cheers ~