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tr. & intr.v. dis·u·nit·ed, dis·u·nit·ing, dis·u·nites
To separate or become separate.
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1. to separate or become separate; disrupt
2. (tr) to set at variance; estrange
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v. -nit•ed, -nit•ing. v.t.
1. to sever the union of; separate; disjoin.
2. to set at variance; alienate.v.i.
3. to part; fall apart.
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Past participle: disunited
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|Verb||1.||disunite - part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"|
|2.||disunite - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"|
compartmentalise, compartmentalize, cut up - separate into isolated compartments or categories; "You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
keep apart, sequestrate, set apart, isolate, sequester - set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
tear - to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
joint - separate (meat) at the joint
gin - separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
break - separate from a clinch, in boxing; "The referee broke the boxers"
rupture, tear, snap, bust - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
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1. To become or cause to become apart one from another:
Idioms: part company, set at odds.
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