explode, detonate, blow up, set off(verb)
cause to burst with a violent release of energy
"We exploded the nuclear bomb"
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
burst outward, usually with noise
"The champagne bottle exploded"
show a violent emotional reaction
"The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
explode, burst forth, break loose(verb)
be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
"His anger exploded"
destroy by exploding
"The enemy exploded the bridge"
cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
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"
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
increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
"The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"
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How to use explode in a sentence?
I think Georgia is just going to explode onto the radar next year, we're talking about 500 varietals of grapes, the origin of wine production in the world, stunning mountains, powder snow, castles and food that's just over the top.
We were growing really healthy in Europe and we've been there for a while, but then we entered the United States and the craze started, we didn't know it was going to explode the way it did.
It's a lifelong skill. this has helped me so much in these five months that if I don't do it in college, I might explode.
It's like a time bomb. It's ticking, and it could explode at any time.
When The MHTK makes impact with the incoming round, The MHTK causes the threat to explode. But unlike THAAD, which can destroy missiles carrying nuclear warheads, The MHTK is designed to destroy mortars, rockets, artillery and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The U.S. Army and international customers have made it clear today's global security environment demands agile, close-range solutions.
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- تفرقع, انفجرArabic
- взривявам, експлодирам, избухвамBulgarian
- explotar, esclatarCatalan, Valencian
- springe, forkaste, afsløre, sprænge, eksplodereDanish
- explodieren, sprengen, platzenGerman
- eksplodigi, eksplodiEsperanto
- explotar, reventar, explosionarSpanish
- räjäyttää, räjähtääFinnish
- détoner, exploserFrench
- estoupar, estourar, esbourarGalician
- szétrobban, robbant, megdönt, felrobban, szétrobbant, robban, felrobbant, lerontHungarian
- explozigar, explozarIdo
- springa, sprengjaIcelandic
- exploderen, ontploffen, opblazenDutch
- sprenge, eksplodereNorwegian
- wybuchać, wybuchnąćPolish
- взрывать, взорвать, взрываться, взорватьсяRussian
- explodera, sprängaSwedish
- పేల్చివేయు, పేలిపోవుTelugu
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