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1. detonate

verb. ['ˈdɛtəˌneɪt'] cause to burst with a violent release of energy.

Synonyms

  • change integrity
  • blow up
  • explode
  • set off
  • fulminate

Antonyms

  • understate
  • deflate
  • decrease
  • reduce

Etymology

  • detonare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Detonate

  • agglutinate
  • alienate
  • alternate
  • assassinate
  • caffeinate
  • carbonate
  • chlorinate
  • concatenate
  • contaminate
  • coordinate
  • cross-pollinate
  • culminate
  • decaffeinate
  • decontaminate
  • denominate
  • designate
  • designate
  • determinate
  • discriminate
  • disseminate

Sentences with detonate


1. Verb, base form
You should also ask what kind of bomb it is and what will make it detonate.

2. detonate

verb. ['ˈdɛtəˌneɪt'] burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction.

Synonyms

  • blow up

Antonyms

  • emulsify
  • stay

Etymology

  • detonare (Latin)
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