Synonyms and Antonyms of implode

  1. to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure <a controlled demolition during which the entire building imploded in a matter of seconds> Synonyms buckle, cave (in), crumple, founder, give, go, go out, collapse, tumble, yieldRelated Words deflate, flatten, melt, melt down; break, break down, conk (out), crash, die, fail, give out, stall; burst, shatter, smash, splinter, split; crack, crumble, pop, snapNear Antonyms inflate, rise, swell

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