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Meaning of DISUNITE

Pronunciation:  `disyoo'nIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
  2. [v]  part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"

DISUNITE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: disassociate, disjoint, dissociate, divide, divorce, part, separate
 See Also: break, break, break up, break up, bust, compartmentalise, compartmentalize, cut, cut up, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, displace, gin, isolate, keep apart, move, part, polarise, polarize, rupture, separate, sequester, sequestrate, set apart, sever, snap, split, split up, tear



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dis`u*nite"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disunited}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Disuniting}.]
    1. To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to
       disjoin; to sunder; to separate; as, to disunite particles
       of matter.
    2. To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of.
             Go on both in hand, O nations, never be disunited,
             be the praise . . . of all posterity! --Milton.
  2. \Dis`u*nite"\, v. i.
    To part; to fall asunder; to become separated.
          The joints of the body politic do separate and
          disunite.                                --South.
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