Synonyms of exploded


1. explode, detonate, blow up, set off, change integrity

usage: cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"

2. explode, burst, change integrity

usage: burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"

3. explode, react, respond

usage: show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"

4. explode, burst forth, break loose, change state, turn

usage: be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; "His anger exploded"

5. explode, destroy, ruin

usage: destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge"

6. explode, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say

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

7. explode, condemn

usage: drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

8. explode, disprove, confute

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

9. detonate, explode, blow up

usage: burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"

10. explode, irrupt, increase

usage: increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"


1. exploded, unconnected (vs. connected)

usage: showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another; "the manufacturer provided an exploded view of the apparatus"

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