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 Dictionary entry overview: What does defuse mean? 

DEFUSE (verb)
  The verb DEFUSE has 1 sense:

1. remove the triggering device from

  Familiarity information: DEFUSE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DEFUSE (verb)

Sense 1defuse [BACK TO TOP]


Remove the triggering device from

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "defuse" is one way to...):

remove; take; take away; withdraw (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


fuse (equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse)

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