Definitions for disjointdɪsˈdʒɔɪnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to separate or disconnect the joints or joinings of.

  2. to put out of order; derange.

  3. (v.i.)to come apart.

  4. to be dislocated; be out of joint.

  5. (adj.)Math. (of two sets) having no common elements. (of a system of sets) having the property that every pair of sets is disjoint.

    Category: Math

  6. Obs. disjointed; out of joint.

Origin of disjoint:

1400–50; to destroy < OF desjoint, ptp. of desjoindre to disjoin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disjoint(verb)

    having no elements in common

  2. disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint(verb)

    part; cease or break association with

    "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"

  3. disjoint, disarticulate(verb)

    separate at the joints

    "disjoint the chicken before cooking it"

  4. disjoin, disjoint(verb)

    make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of

  5. disjoin, disjoint(verb)

    become separated, disconnected or disjoint


  1. disjoint(Verb)

    To render disjoint; to remove a connection, linkage, or intersection.

  2. disjoint(Adjective)

    not smooth or continuous; disjointed

  3. disjoint(Adjective)

    (not used in the comparative or superlative) Of two or more sets, having no members in common; having an intersection equal to the empty set.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disjoint(adj)

    disjointed; unconnected; -- opposed to conjoint

  2. Disjoint(verb)

    difficult situation; dilemma; strait

  3. Disjoint(verb)

    to separate the joints of; to separate, as parts united by joints; to put out of joint; to force out of its socket; to dislocate; as, to disjoint limbs; to disjoint bones; to disjoint a fowl in carving

  4. Disjoint(verb)

    to separate at junctures or joints; to break where parts are united; to break in pieces; as, disjointed columns; to disjoint and edifice

  5. Disjoint(verb)

    to break the natural order and relations of; to make incoherent; as, a disjointed speech

  6. Disjoint(verb)

    to fall in pieces


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