Synonyms for explode

Synonyms for (verb) explode

Synonyms: explode, irrupt

Definition: increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner

Usage: The population of India is exploding; The island's rodent population irrupted

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased

Synonyms: burst, explode

Definition: burst outward, usually with noise

Usage: The champagne bottle exploded

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up

Synonyms: burst forth, break loose, explode

Definition: be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise

Usage: His anger exploded

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: explode, blow up, detonate, set off

Definition: cause to burst with a violent release of energy

Usage: We exploded the nuclear bomb

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up

Synonyms: explode

Definition: show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete

Similar words: confute, disprove

Definition: prove to be false

Usage: The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories

Synonyms: explode

Definition: show a violent emotional reaction

Usage: The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary

Similar words: respond, react

Definition: show a response or a reaction to something

Synonyms: explode

Definition: drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

Similar words: condemn

Definition: declare or judge unfit for use or habitation

Usage: The building was condemned by the inspector

Synonyms: explode

Definition: cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/

Similar words: pronounce, say, sound out, enounce, enunciate, articulate

Definition: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

Usage: She pronounces French words in a funny way; I cannot say `zip wire'; Can the child sound out this complicated word?

Synonyms: explode

Definition: destroy by exploding

Usage: The enemy exploded the bridge

Similar words: ruin, destroy

Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably

Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up

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