Synonyms and Antonyms for explode

1. explode (v.)

cause to burst with a violent release of energy

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2. explode (v.)

burst outward, usually with noise

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3. explode (v.)

show a violent emotional reaction

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4. explode (v.)

be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise

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5. explode (v.)

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

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6. explode (v.)

drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

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7. explode (v.)

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

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8. explode (v.)

increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner

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9. explode (v.)

destroy by exploding

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10. explode (v.)

burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction

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