Definitions For Explode


  • Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
  • Burst outward, usually with noise
  • Burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
  • Be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
  • Cause to burst with a violent release of energy
  • Show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
  • Show a violent emotional reaction
  • Drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
  • Cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
  • Destroy by exploding
  • To suddenly break apart in a violent way with parts flying outward
  • To change in a very sudden and violent way
  • To move with sudden speed and force

Is Explode a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Explode is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Explode in a Sentence

  • One of the shells failed to explode.
  • These occasional skirmishes may soon explode into all-out war.
  • The birds suddenly exploded into flight.

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Antonyms for Explode

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