Thesaurus

exploding

verb , present participle of explode

Synonyms and Antonyms of exploding

1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • the building was wrecked when a powerful bomb exploded
Synonyms of exploding
Words Related to exploding
Near Antonyms of exploding
Antonyms of exploding
2 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • the bomb was so powerful that it exploded windows in several neighboring buildings
Synonyms of exploding
Words Related to exploding
Near Antonyms of exploding
3 to develop suddenly and violently
  • the mayor's latest unpopular decision caused long-suppressed resentment to explode into open anger
Synonyms of exploding
Words Related to exploding


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up exploding? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

involving a confidence or trust

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!