English dictionary definition of:



  • cause to burst with a violent release of energy
  • burst outward, usually with noise
  • show a violent emotional reaction
  • be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
  • destroy by exploding
  • 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
  • burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
  • increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner


burst   detonate   irrupt  

Scrabble score for explode

Scrabble score = 17

generated at 06:48:56 on 13-03-20

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