What does disconnect mean?

Definitions for disconnect
ˌdɪs kəˈnɛktdis·con·nect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gulf, disconnect, disconnection(verb)

    an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)

    "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"

  2. unplug, disconnect(verb)

    pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable

    "unplug the hair dryer after using it"

  3. disconnect(verb)

    make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten


  1. disconnect(Noun)

    A break or interruption in an existing connection, continuum, or process; disconnection.

  2. disconnect(Noun)

    A switch used to isolate a portion of an electrical circuit.

  3. disconnect(Noun)

    A lack of connection or accord; a mismatch.

    There's a disconnect between what they think is happening and what is really going.

  4. disconnect(Noun)

    The deliberate severing of ties with family, friends, etc. considered antagonistic towards Scientology.

  5. disconnect(Verb)

    To sever or interrupt a connection.

  6. disconnect(Verb)

    To become detached or withdrawn.

  7. disconnect(Verb)

    To remove the connection between an appliance and an electrical power source.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disconnect(verb)

    to dissolve the union or connection of; to disunite; to sever; to separate; to disperse


  1. Disconnect

    "Disconnect" is the thirty-fourth episode of the American television series Prison Break and is the twelfth episode of its second season. Aired on November 20, 2006, it was also one of the episodes that were aired during the 2006 sweeps in the United States. The episode is written by Nick Santora & Karyn Usher, and directed by Karen Gaviola. Both Marshall Allman and Robert Knepper did not appear in this episode but a flashback of T-Bag from the previous episode was used. The events in this episode directly follows that of the previous episode, which takes place on June 4.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disconnect

    dis-kon-ekt′, v.t. to separate or disjoin (with from).—p.adj. Disconnect′ed, separated: loosely united, as of a discourse.—adv. Disconnect′edly.—n. Disconnec′tion.


  1. Disconnect

    Disconnect develops award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in Palo Alto, California.The company was founded in 2011 by Brian Kennish, a former Google and DoubleClick engineer; and Casey Oppenheim, a consumer- and privacy-rights advocate and attorney. Our top-rated apps (Disconnect, Disconnect Search and Disconnect Kids) stop tracking by third parties, search engines, and ISPs and are used by more than 1,000,000 people every week.

Editors Contribution

  1. disconnect

    To log off a computer network, server, WIFI, broadband connection, Bluetooth or wireless network connection.

    When we finished with the broadband in the restaurant we decided to disconnect from their free WIFI service.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on November 22, 2016


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disconnect in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disconnect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of disconnect in a Sentence

  1. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    I think you see that anger and disconnect being expressed in the Republican Party by Donald Trump.

  2. Pollster Rasmussen:

    There has been this disconnect between private-sector, white workers and the new Democratic coalition.

  3. Steven Raineri:

    We're happy if there's a disconnect and we can find companies we like at prices we're comfortable with.

  4. Joseph Simonetti:

    There is a disconnect between these generally agreed upon storage methods and what’s happening in the community.

  5. Ted Cruz Cruz:

    You just have to surgically disconnect your shame sensor because you spend every waking moment asking people for money.

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Translations for disconnect

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • разделям, прекъсвам, откачам, разединявамBulgarian
  • odpojitCzech
  • unterbrechen, ausschalten, abklemmenGerman
  • αποσυνδέω, αποκόβομαι, κλείνω, αποσύρομαι, αποσύνδεσηGreek
  • [[katkaista]] [[yhteys]], siteiden katkaisu, katkos, [[kytkeä]] [[irti]], katkaista, katkaisu, eristäytyä, [[katkaista]] [[virta]], [[vetäytyä]] [[kuoreensa]]Finnish
  • déconnecterFrench
  • ניתקHebrew
  • անջատելArmenian
  • ניתוקHebrew
  • 切る, 切断Japanese
  • отключать, отсоединять, разъединять, отключить, отсоединить, разъединитьRussian

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