What does disconnect mean?

Definitions for disconnect
ˌdɪs kəˈnɛktdis·con·nect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gulf, disconnect, disconnectionverb

    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, disconnectverb

    pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable

    "unplug the hair dryer after using it"

  3. disconnectverb

    make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten


  1. disconnectnoun

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

  2. disconnectnoun

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

  3. disconnectnoun

    A lack of connection or accord; a mismatch.

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

  4. disconnectnoun

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

  5. disconnectverb

    To sever or interrupt a connection.

  6. disconnectverb

    To become detached or withdrawn.

  7. disconnectverb

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


  1. Disconnect

    Disconnect is a song by English electronic music group Clean Bandit and Welsh singer and songwriter Marina and the Diamonds. It was composed by Marina and the Diamonds and Jack Patterson, with the song's production handled by Luke Patterson, Jack Patterson and Mark Ralph. It was released to digital retailers on 23 June 2017. The song is Marina and the Diamonds' first single since her 2015 album Froot.


  1. disconnect

    To disconnect generally means to detach, sever, remove, or discontinue a connection or link between two things. This could apply to physical objects, relationships, communications, electronic devices, utilities, and more. It is the cessation of a continuous relationship or a state of being removed from an initial source.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disconnectverb

    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.

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  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. Joseph Simonetti:

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

  2. David Cornell:

    There is a disconnect between the market's expectations and the performance of the real economy and that disconnect has to close.

  3. Isaac Mashman:

    Music allows me to disconnect from my present reality, and communicate to my future wisdom.

  4. Steven Raineri:

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

  5. Robert Fritz:

    If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.

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Translations for disconnect

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  • разделям, разединявам, откачам, прекъсвамBulgarian
  • odpojitCzech
  • unterbrechen, abklemmen, ausschaltenGerman
  • αποσυνδέω, αποσύνδεση, αποσύρομαι, αποκόβομαι, κλείνωGreek
  • [[kytkeä]] [[irti]], katkaista, siteiden katkaisu, katkos, katkaisu, [[vetäytyä]] [[kuoreensa]], [[katkaista]] [[virta]], eristäytyä, [[katkaista]] [[yhteys]]Finnish
  • déconnecterFrench
  • ניתקHebrew
  • անջատելArmenian
  • ניתוקHebrew
  • 切断, 切るJapanese
  • разъединять, разъединить, отключать, отсоединить, отключить, отсоединятьRussian
  • 断开Chinese

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