explode

What are the synonyms for explode?

Synonyms for explode

blow up irrupt burst forth burst break loose detonate set off

Definitions for explode

  • verb - increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"
  • verb - burst outward
  • verb - burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
  • verb - be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; "His anger exploded"
  • verb - cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  • verb - show (a theory or claim) to be baseless
  • verb - show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
  • verb - drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
  • verb - cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/
  • verb - destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge"
  • Pronounciation of explode

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    Antonyms for explode

    implode

    Holonyms for explode

    No holonyms found for explode.

    Hypernyms for explode

    respond enounce destroy turn condemn sound out ruin increase disprove pronounce enunciate change integrity confute articulate say change state react

    Hyponyms for explode

    belch crump extravasate go off fulminate erupt dynamite

    Meronyms for explode

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    Sounds like explode

    ecobabble equable equably escape wheel espial excessively excusable excusably expel expiable exuvial