What are some opposite words for explode?

Antonyms for explode
ɪkˈsploʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. explode, detonate, blow up, set off(verb)

    cause to burst with a violent release of energy

    "We exploded the nuclear bomb"

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    go ballistic, puff out, detonate, trip, offset, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, incite, puff up, take off, puff, hit the roof, throw a fit, trigger off, activate, part, flip one's lid, combust, trigger, blow one's stack, bring out, break loose, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, irrupt, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, start, blow up, spark off, instigate, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, burst forth, spark, inflate, touch off, aggrandize, depart, start out, set forth, burst, actuate, dramatize, stir up, cancel, set out

  2. explode, burst(verb)

    burst outward, usually with noise

    "The champagne bottle exploded"

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    break loose, burst forth, blow up, abound, erupt, split, bust, break open, collapse, set off, bristle, detonate, break, irrupt, burst

  3. explode(verb)

    show a violent emotional reaction

    "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, set off, burst, blow up, detonate, break loose, burst forth

  4. explode, burst forth, break loose(verb)

    be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise

    "His anger exploded"

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    break loose, burst forth, blow up, leap out, effloresce, escape, set off, rush out, detonate, get away, irrupt, sally out, burst

  5. explode(verb)

    destroy by exploding

    "The enemy exploded the bridge"

    Antonyms:
    implode, go off

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, set off, burst, blow up, detonate, break loose, burst forth

  6. explode(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    implode, go off

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, set off, burst, blow up, detonate, break loose, burst forth

  7. explode(verb)

    drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, set off, burst, blow up, detonate, break loose, burst forth

  8. explode(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, set off, burst, blow up, detonate, break loose, burst forth

  9. detonate, explode, blow up(verb)

    burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"

    "The Molotov cocktail exploded"

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    go ballistic, puff out, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, puff up, puff, hit the roof, throw a fit, flip one's lid, combust, blow one's stack, break loose, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, irrupt, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, burst forth, inflate, aggrandize, burst, dramatize

  10. explode, irrupt(verb)

    increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner

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

    Antonyms:
    go off, implode

    Synonyms:
    break loose, burst forth, blow up, erupt, flare up, break open, flare, intrude, set off, detonate, irrupt, burst out, burst

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. explode(v)

    Synonyms:
    burst, detonate, detonize

How to use explode in a sentence?

  1. Margaret Press:

    Once the world sort of opened up to the possibility of using this methodology for suspect cases -- and the world didn't explode as a result -- then the floodgates opened.

  2. Ben Ginsberg:

    President Donald Trump should only hope that he takes this case in Pennsylvania up to the Supreme Court, because President Donald Trump will explode the other myth that judges are just going to lay down for him and do his bidding, because they are Republican judges.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    You are the ultimate luxury. There is a great altar of love in me, you are so beautiful that you want to worship and kiss your feet, bow and bow before your divine beauty, there are powerful vibrations of love emanating from my soul, these are powerful signals of a deep obsession with love. The fire of my infinite love for you will illuminate and burn this world and hundreds of billions of worlds around me, my love is deeper than the universe itself, my whole inner world is dedicated only to you alone, all my thinking is crazy and dreams of you, everything says in me that I need only you are one among all worlds and universes. It seems to me that my penis will explode with horny, the heart will not sustain a huge amount of love, and the mind will go crazy. Thoughts about you are a cute sweet erotic of true love feelings. My heart is the soul of the soul and my male sexual organ are completely in love with you, it is useless to even try to fall in love with another, it is absolutely useless, because I only want you alone in the whole universe. The taste of your kisses is the taste of your sweet tender soul, these are kisses of higher and at the same time deep feelings. I want to thoroughly insatiably lick and kiss literally every millimeter of your body and soul. From your kiss and touch, I fly away to nirvana, it's a billion times better than sex is a taste of true love, a trillion times better than anything else in this universe. Emotions are amplified trillions of times and the heart is supposedly stopping now from a high amount of heartbeat, adrenaline of love and happiness is going through the roof. I feel nothing but love, passion, excitement and delight, only true happiness from the fact that you are with me. You are my erotic sex muse of true love, erotic relaxation music. You are a flame that caresses, but does not burn. Cold, but sweet like an ice cream you quickly conceal from caress, sweet as sugar. You are a masterpiece of confectionery, a divine dessert, too much juicy and sweet as the most expensive, precious delicacy of the highest pleasure. Seconds with you are priceless, it seems that life has not lived in vain. I would have pounced like a wild lion on you with kisses. You have the sweetest skin tone, the rarest and the most perfect one for the envy of all, so soft, tender, sensually sexy. It seems that the most beautiful and fashionable created for your image. My male sexual organ is in love only with you, he is obsessed with your beauty, he wants and loves you more and more powerful, every day he longs for you more and more and it cannot be stopped. I feel powerful to what extent you are beautiful. You are the supreme pleasure and bliss for my eyes, nerves, the heart seems to break from love, and the soul as if wants to escape from my body and have wild sex with your soul. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Robert X Cringely:

    If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost 100, get one million miles to the gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.

  5. Toshitsugu Fujii:

    If hot water or magma becomes involved, it could explode at a deeper level, and there would probably be very little warning, things are now taking place at a shallow level and probably it won't go that far. But you can't say when that might change.

How to pronounce explode?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say explode in sign language?

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