disjoin
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn/
Verb

disjoin (disjoins, present participle disjoining; past and past participle disjoined)

  1. (transitive) To separate; to disunite.
    • 1644, John Milton, The Doctrine or Discipline of Divorce:
      That marriage, therefore, God himself disjoins.
    • 1708, Joseph Addison, The Present State of the War, and the Necessity of an Augmentation
      Never let us lay down our arms against France, till we have utterly disjoined her from the Spanish monarchy.
    • Windmill Street consisted of disjoined houses.
  2. (intransitive) To become separated.
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