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    To become detached or withdrawn.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.

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. Alon Hillel-Tuch:

    We expect the SEC to adopt these rules on Friday, but want to note that they may also propose amendments. If there is a vote of ‘no’ by the SEC I would expect a swift Congressional hearing to follow to understand the disconnect.

  2. Michael Birnbaum:

    Federal regulators are going to be looking at discrepancies very closely. If there's a big disconnect, subpoenas may be on the way.

  3. David Holohan:

    We think monetary policy easing is one last hurrah and once that's played out, if it hasn't already, investors will look at fundamentals and see earnings estimates have been deteriorating for several months now, and that disconnect shouldn't play out much longer before equities give in.

  4. The Washingtonian:

    But Cantor, who was defeated in his 2014 primary by unknown economics professor Dave Brat, seemed to admit theGOPbattle-cry was just a charade. … ‘We sort of all got what was going on, that there was this disconnect in terms of communication, because no one wanted to take the time out in the general public to even think about ‘Wait a minute — that can’t happen,’ if you’ve got that anger working for you, you’re gonna let it be.

  5. Dave Portnoy:

    I think it’s a real problem in politics that they’ve never really worked in the real world, they’re lifetime politicians, they don’t know what it’s like to start a business, to put your entire life on hold and live your life for your business 24/7. It’s a disconnect. If politicians understood what it took to keep bars and restaurants open, they would’ve given them money long before the pandemic.

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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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