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Synonyms for detonate
ˈdɛt nˌeɪt

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  1. detonate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    discharge, fulminate, blast

    Antonyms:
    deflagrate

  2. detonate(verb)

    To explode; to blow up. Specifically, to combust supersonically via shock compression.

    Synonyms:
    discharge, blast, fulminate

    Antonyms:
    deflagrate

  3. detonate(verb)

    To cause an explosion.

    Synonyms:
    discharge, blast, fulminate

    Antonyms:
    deflagrate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. detonate

    Synonyms:
    explode, pop

    Antonyms:
    smoulder, hang, puff

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detonate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    explode (with a loud report), detonize

  2. detonate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    detonize, cause to explode

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    explode, blow

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  • възпламенявам, избухвамBulgarian
  • detonierenGerman
  • pamahtaa, räjähtää, räjäyttääFinnish
  • détoner, détonnerFrench
  • פוצץ, התפוצץHebrew
  • detonarIdo
  • 爆発Japanese
  • explodir, detonarPortuguese
  • detona, exploda, a face să explodezeRomanian
  • взрывать, взорваться, взорвать, взрываться, детонироватьRussian
  • detoneraSwedish

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