Definitions for dissociatedɪˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. decouple, dissociate(verb)

    regard as unconnected

    "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"

  3. dissociate(verb)

    to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms

    "acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions"


  1. dissociate(Verb)

    To make unrelated; to sever a connection; to separate.

    A number of group members wish to dissociate themselves from the majority.

  2. dissociate(Verb)

    To part; to stop associating.

    After the big fight, the gang totally dissociated from each other.

  3. dissociate(Verb)

    To separate compounds into simpler component parts, usually by applying heat or through electrolysis.

    We dissociated the lead iodide into its elements by heating

  4. dissociate(Verb)

    To undergo dissociation.

    Gerald checked himself into the hospital because he was dissociating.

  5. dissociate(Verb)

    To undergo dissociation.

    Gerald checked himself into the hospital because he was dissociating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissociate(verb)

    to separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance

  2. Origin: [L. dissociatus, p. p. of dissociare to dissociate; dis- + sociare to unite, associate, socius companion. See Social.]

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  • разлагам, отделям се, разделям, разединявам, дисоциирам, откъсвам сеBulgarian
  • dissociarCatalan, Valencian
  • sich distanzierenGerman
  • distanciar, desmarcarSpanish
  • erottautua, erottaa, erota, hajota, hajottaaFinnish
  • dissocierFrench
  • díthiomsaighIrish
  • zich, scheiden, dissociëren, distantiëren, afscheidenDutch

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