American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To divide into constituent parts.
- v. To break up or break apart.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To separate into component parts, or from an aggregate; break up the aggregation of.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To destroy the aggregation of; to separate into component parts, as an aggregate mass.
- dis- + aggregate (Wiktionary)
“I dont think the hard right will understand the term disaggregate as it is not in King James.”
“Then, this month, he said we have to "disaggregate" the issue of raising taxes on the very rich, from the issue of raising them on the middle class.”
“But the writing often doesn't show such care: He opts to say "disaggregate" when "separate" would do nicely, and "utilize" rather than simply "use.”
“Kilcullen speaks of the need to "disaggregate" insurgencies: finding ways to address local grievances in Pakistan's tribal areas or along the Thai-Malay border so they aren't mapped onto the ambitions of the global jihad.”
“He said proposals to "disaggregate" a service purchased by a customer "would undercut the very premise of innovation we should want, and are likely to fail.”
“However, there were problems with the ANC's computer system used to "disaggregate" new memberships.”
“However, there were problems with the ANC's computer system which used to "disaggregate" new memberships.”
“This simple breakdown is intended to help people grasp the real purpose behind securitization and derivatives trading, which is not to make markets operate more efficiently or to "disaggregate" (spread) risk (as the proponents of "innovation" say).”
“He then seeks to "disaggregate" Militant Islamists from both Islamists and Islam.”
“That, together with the fact that when you "disaggregate" the data, it is crystal clear that Medicare Advantage HMO plans are more efficient and cost less than traditional Medicare for the same services.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘disaggregate’.
Just another arbitrary list of words that come up for me today, June 20 2007
Verbs meaning to physically separate without fracturing, tearing apart or cutting off.
Verbs meaning spread (out or through)
Looking for tweets for disaggregate.