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Synonyms for defuse
diˈfyuz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defuse(verb)

    remove the triggering device from

    Antonyms:
    fuse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    de-escalate, ease, diffuse, alleviate, appease, disable, mitigate, calm, allay, neutralize, placate, dispel

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DEFUSE

    Synonyms:
    diffusion-weighted imaging evaluation for understanding stroke evaluation

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#7387calm
#7559disable
#18285mitigate
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#39656neutralize
#40623dispel
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#83537placate

How to use defuse in a sentence?

  1. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    At a time in which we are trying to defuse a persistent and dangerous conflict, this does not contribute towards that.

  2. Rakim Mayers:

    We wanted to defuse the situation and get away from these guys.

  3. Diego Hernandez:

    When somebody has that kind of a defuse injury, they need support, they need resources, and service dogs are highly trained pieces of equipment, that helps them manage their medication, that can help with seizures, that can help when they fall. The service dogs provide that extra support 24-hours a day, and actually gives the family a reprieve.

  4. Premier Li Keqiang:

    In order to defuse problems and risks, avoid falling into the 'middle income trap', and achieve modernization, China must rely on development and development requires an appropriate growth rate, at the same time, China's economic development has entered a 'new normal'.

  5. State John Kerry:

    We're trying to figure out a way to help defuse the tensions and reduce the potential for more conflict and we're exploring various possibilities to that end.


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