What does Disturb mean?

Definitions for Disturb
dɪˈstɜrbDis·turb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturb, upset, trouble(verb)

    move deeply

    "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

  2. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up(verb)

    change the arrangement or position of

  3. touch, disturb(verb)

    tamper with

    "Don't touch my CDs!"

  4. interrupt, disturb(verb)

    destroy the peace or tranquility of

    "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"

  5. disturb(verb)

    damage as if by shaking or jarring

    "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"

Wiktionary

  1. disturb(Verb)

    to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.

    Etymology: disturbare, intensifying for turbare.

  2. disturb(Verb)

    to divert, redirect, or alter by disturbing.

    Etymology: disturbare, intensifying for turbare.

  3. disturb(Verb)

    to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion.

    Etymology: disturbare, intensifying for turbare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disturb(verb)

    to throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest

  2. Disturb(verb)

    to agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy

  3. Disturb(verb)

    to turn from a regular or designed course

  4. Disturb(noun)

    disturbance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disturb

    dis-turb′, v.t. to throw into confusion: to agitate: to disquiet: to interrupt.—n. Disturb′ance, agitation: tumult: interruption: perplexity.—adj. and n. Disturb′ant, disturbing.—adjs. Disturb′ative; Disturbed′.—n. Disturb′er. [O. Fr. distourber—L. disturbāre, dis, asunder, turbāre, to agitate—turba, a crowd.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Disturb' in Verbs Frequency: #692

How to pronounce Disturb?

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How to say Disturb in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disturb in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disturb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Disturb in a Sentence

  1. Portland Police Bureau:

    Community members are asked not to touch or disturb these items, as they can be very dangerous if moved.

  2. Dedi Prasetyo:

    If there is (cell phone) jammer, then phones are not operable but the Wi-Fi signal will not be disturb, especially when using signal amplifier.

  3. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

  4. Vijay Kumar Sharma:

    The chief minister( a Muslim) herself and the other people who just want to disturb the tranquility of the area, they are having some conspiracies. Definitely they're having conspiracies. That is why they have targeted people belonging to one community( Hindu).

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I am now busy and married with my loneliness. Please do not disturb us.

Images & Illustrations of Disturb

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. usurious
    • B. splay
    • C. jejune
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