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    To become detached or withdrawn.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.

How to pronounce disconnect?

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How to say disconnect in sign language?

  1. disconnect


  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. Amit Sen:

    Sometimes, the parents switch off the internet or disconnect the Wi-Fi, and there is a violent reaction, all hell breaks loose.

  2. Elle Hearns:

    There is a level of disconnect that this current administration has, they also haven't declared that black lives matter either so that's something that the current administration could also do. We haven't seen that from them either.

  3. Johnny Isakson:

    The findings in this latest report identify an unacceptable disconnect between the Clinical Advisory Board and The Veterans Crisis Line in obtaining the clinical input necessary to make policy decisions. The Veterans Crisis Line should be collaborating with clinical services every step of the way.

  4. Beatriz Berodia:

    I'm a full-time musician, and since so many concerts and tours have been canceled, we decided that to continue with the music and allow people to have a moment to disconnect, this would be something very positive.

  5. Luis Fernando Arias:

    When there's a rupture, a disconnect, a break away from our spiritual lands, the heart is in one place and the mind in another. That's the reality the Nukak face, which causes what you would call depression.

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  • 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
  • 断开Chinese

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