Meaning : Burst outward, usually with noise.
The champagne bottle exploded.
Synonyms : burst
Meaning : Show a violent emotional reaction.
The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary.
Meaning : Destroy by exploding.
The enemy exploded the bridge.
Meaning : Cause to burst as a result of air pressure. Of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/.
Meaning : Drive from the stage by noisy disapproval.
Meaning : Show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete.
Meaning : Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner.
The population of India is exploding.
The island's rodent population irrupted.
Synonyms : irrupt