1. To create an explosion, usually resulting in the destruction of an intended target.
    The assassin exploded the car by means of a car bomb.
  2. To destroy violently or abruptly.
    They sought to explode the myth.
  3. To create an exploded view.
    Explode the assembly drawing so that all the fasteners are visible.
  4. To disprove or debunk.
  5. To blast, to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off.
    The bomb explodes.
  6. To make a violent or emotional outburst.
    She exploded when I criticised her hat.

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