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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. explode: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. explode: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. explode: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. explode: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. explode: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. explode: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Explode, explode: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. explode: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. explode: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. explode: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. explode: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. explode: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. explode: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. explode: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. explode: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. explode: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. explode: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Explode (Cover Drive song), Explode (Nelly Furtado song), Explode (album), Explode: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Explode: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. explode: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. explode: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. explode: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. explode: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. explode: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. explode: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. explode: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. explode: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. explode: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explode: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explode: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explode: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. explode: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. explode: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explode: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. EXPLODE, Explode: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. explode: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. explode: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Explode: Explosives [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (explode)

verb:  burst outward, usually with noise ("The champagne bottle exploded")
verb:  be unleashed; burst forth with violence or noise ("His anger exploded")
verb:  cause to explode ("We exploded the nuclear bomb")
verb:  show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
verb:  show a violent emotional reaction ("The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary")
verb:  drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
verb:  cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
verb:  increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
verb:  destroy by exploding ("The enemy exploded the bridge")

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Words similar to explode:   burst, detonate, exploded, exploder, exploding, blow up, break loose, burst forth, erupt, set off, more...

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