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Princeton's WordNet

  1. implode, go offverb

    burst inward

    "The bottle imploded"


  1. implodeverb

    To burst inward; contrasting with explode.


  1. implodeverb

    to collapse or burst inward violently


  1. implode

    The general definition of implode is to collapse or burst violently inward, usually due to pressure from within. It can also refer to the disintegration or breakdown of something, typically an organization or system.


  1. Implode

    Implode is an album by industrial group Front Line Assembly. The album was released through Metropolis April 26, 1999. The album was recorded at Hipposonic Studios and mastered at Sterling Sound by Ted Jansen.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implode in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of implode in a Sentence

  1. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal:

    He'll implode in the general election or if, God forbid, if he were in the White House, we have no idea what he would do.

  2. Ali Khedery:

    No one wanted to hear that they had negotiated a multi-billion dollar deal in a country which will soon implode.

  3. Melody Wilding:

    It's a violent breeder of resentment, the problem usually is that people don't have the mechanism to deal with conflict. So the conflict goes unaddressed and things stall or implode because problems aren't being solved.

  4. Tom Duncan:

    There was so much time left, i honestly thought that he would implode.

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