What are the synonyms for explode?

Synonyms for explode

detonate set off blow up irrupt burst forth burst break loose

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


    Holonyms for explode

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    Hypernyms for explode

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

    Hyponyms for explode

    erupt dynamite belch crump extravasate go off fulminate

    Meronyms for explode

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    Sounds like explode

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