from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To separate or become separate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of a horse, in galloping, to move the left hind leg immediately after the right fore leg, or vice versa.
  • To separate; disjoin; part: as, to disunite particles of matter.
  • To set at variance; alienate.
  • To part; fall asunder; become divided.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To part; to fall asunder; to become separated.
  • transitive verb To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate.
  • transitive verb To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To cause disagreement or alienation among or within.
  • verb transitive To separate, sever, or split.
  • verb intransitive To disintegrate; to come apart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb force, take, or pull apart
  • verb part; cease or break association with


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