Synonyms and Antonyms of detonate

  1. to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure the bomb detonated with a thunder that could be heard for blocks in all directions Synonyms blow, blow up, burst, crump, explode, go off, popRelated Words fragment, shatter, smash, splinter; discharge, fire, shoot; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mushroomNear Antonyms collapse, fizzleAntonyms implode

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