What is another word for blow up?

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[ blˈə͡ʊ ˈʌp], [ blˈə‍ʊ ˈʌp], [ b_l_ˈəʊ ˈʌ_p]

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How to use "Blow up" in context?

When we hear the word "blow up" we often think of bombs and destructive events. In fact, the word "blow" can also refer to something SUCCESSFUL, such as a basketball exploding through the rim. Just as there are many meanings to the word "blow," the same can be said for the verb "to blow up."

1. When used as a verb, blowing up refers to the act of causing something to increase in size or intensity by using heat, air pressure or explosives.

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