Synonyms of detonate in English:

detonate


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verb

1‘the depth charge detonated directly under the engine compartment’

SYNONYMS
explode, go off, be set off, blow up, burst apart, shatter, erupt
ignite
bang, blast, boom, go bang, go boom

2‘they detonated the bomb by remote control’

SYNONYMS
set off, explode, discharge, let off, touch off, trigger
ignite, kindle, light, spark