What does disunite mean?

Definitions for disunite
ˌdɪs yuˈnaɪtdis·unite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjointverb

    part; cease or break association with

    "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"

  2. separate, disunite, divide, partverb

    force, take, or pull apart

    "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"


  1. disuniteverb

    To cause disagreement or alienation among or within.

  2. disuniteverb

    To separate, sever, or split.

  3. disuniteverb

    To disintegrate; to come apart.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Disuniteverb

    Etymology: dis and unite.

    The beast they then divide, and disunite
    The ribs and limbs. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

  2. To Disuniteverb

    To fall asunder; to become separate.

    Etymology: dis and unite.

    While every particular member of the publick provides solely for itself, the several joints of the body politick do separate and disunite, and so become unable to support the whole. Robert South, Sermons.


  1. disunite

    To disunite is to cause a social, political, or organizational group to break apart or cease to cooperate with one another. It may also refer to separating things that were previously joined or connected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disuniteverb

    to destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate; as, to disunite particles of matter

  2. Disuniteverb

    to alienate in spirit; to break the concord of

  3. Disuniteverb

    to part; to fall asunder; to become separated

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disunite

    dis-ū-nīt′, v.t. to separate what is united: to sever or sunder.—v.i. to fall asunder: to part.—n. Disū′nity, state of disunion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disunite in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disunite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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