Synonyms of detonate


1. explode, detonate, blow up, set off, change integrity

usage: cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"

2. detonate, explode, blow up

usage: burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"

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