Definitions for asunderəˈsʌn dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•sun•derəˈsʌn dər(adv.; adj.)

  1. into separate parts; in or into pieces.

  2. apart or widely separated:

    as wide asunder as the polar regions.

Origin of asunder:

bef. 1000; ME; OE on sundrum apart. See a -1, sundry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. asunder(p)(adverb)

    widely separated especially in space

    "as wide asunder as pole from pole"

  2. apart, asunder(adverb)

    into parts or pieces

    "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart"; "torn asunder"


  1. asunder(Adverb)

    Into separate parts or pieces; apart.

    Lest anyone find her treasure, she tore the map asunder and cast its pieces into the wind.

  2. Origin: Originally two words; from on sundran. Cognate with sønder, Swedish sönder, Dutch zonder, Icelandic sundur and Norwegian sunder/sønder, from Old Norse í sundr, akin to Gothic 0343033F033D033303420349.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asunder(adverb)

    apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places


  1. Asunder

    Asunder is the first full-length album by Heaven Shall Burn, released in 2000.


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