American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To separate or become separate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To separate; disjoin; part: as, to disunite particles of matter.
- To set at variance; alienate.
- To part; fall asunder; become divided.
- Of a horse, in galloping, to move the left hind leg immediately after the right fore leg, or vice versa.
- v. transitive To cause disagreement or alienation among or within.
- v. transitive To separate, sever, or split.
- v. intransitive To disintegrate; to come apart.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate.
- v. To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of.
- v. To part; to fall asunder; to become separated.
- v. force, take, or pull apart
- v. part; cease or break association with
“All Mr. Lane's efforts have been to disunite us," she confided to a friend, referring to her relations with Bronson.”
“Citizens of the world, disunite ... you have nothing to lose but your fake ID's and anarchist teen fantasies.”
“Thus did the Bush administration disunite its nation and forfeit its mandate.”
“Since first being elected to the House of Commons in 1968, at a time of great national unity, I have never witnessed a Canadian prime minister consciously decide to disunite the nation.”
“There was a real conspiracy against identity and family, to disunite black people so they wouldn't rise up.”
“We also disunite the world industrial leaders in the issue at Kyoto.”
“There is no danger if we hold together; the danger is in disunion, and they want to disunite us.”
“Ibrahim al-Shammari told Al Jazeera on Thursday that the Islamic Army in Iraq had decided to disunite from al-Qaeda in Iraq after its members were threatened.”
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Verbs meaning to physically separate without fracturing, tearing apart or cutting off.
Verbs meaning divide or split without cutting
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