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dissociate Explained

dissociate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'səusıeıt]

dissociate at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1623, verb use of adj. meaning "separated" (1548), from L. dissociatus, pp. of dissociare "to separate from companionship," from dis- "apart" + sociare "to join," from socius "companion." ///

dissociate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: dissociare, from sociare 'to join']//
1 to do or say something to show that you do not agree with the views or actions of someone with whom you had a connection: dissociate yourself from sth// --I wish to dissociate myself from Mr Irvine's remarks.//
2 technical to regard two things or people as separate and not connected to each other: → associate// -- dissociation/d[hA366]s[hA353][hA35E][hA35D]ie[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n -sie[hA366]- $ -so[hA35E]-/ n [U] //

dissociate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissociate":
abrupt, abstract, alienate, cast off, cast out, catalyze,
cut adrift, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, detach, dialyze,
disarticulate, disassociate, disconnect, disengage, disjoin,
disjoint, distance, disunite, divide, divorce, eject, electrolyze,
estrange, expel, hydrolyze, isolate, leave, part, photolyze,
pull away, pull back, pull out, segregate, separate, sequester,
set apart, set aside, sever, shut off, split, stand aloof,
stand apart, stand aside, step aside, subtract, throw off,
throw out, uncouple, unyoke, withdraw

dissociate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Disjunction): disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, divorce, part, detach, separate, cut off, rescind, segregate, set apart, keep apart, insulate, isolate, cut adrift, loose, unloose, undo, unbind, unchain, unlock, fix, unpack, unravel, disentangle, set free, liberate, sunder, divide, subdivide, sever.

dissociate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb [VN]
1 (also disassociate) ~ yourself / sb from sb/sth to say or do sth to show that you are not connected with or do not support sb/sth; to make it clear that sth is not connected with a particular plan, action, etc:
He tried to dissociate himself from the party's more extreme views. * They were determined to dissociate the UN from any agreement to impose sanctions.
2 ~ sb/sth (from sth) (formal) to think of two people or things as separate and not connected with each other:
She tried to dissociate the two events in her mind.
OPP ASSOCIATE
dissociation noun [U]:
the dissociation of political and moral ideas

dissociate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb [VN]
1 (also disassociate) ~ yourself / sb from sb/sth to say or do sth to show that you are not connected with or do not support sb/sth; to make it clear that sth is not connected with a particular plan, action, etc:
He tried to dissociate himself from the party's more extreme views. * They were determined to dissociate the UN from any agreement to impose sanctions.
2 ~ sb/sth (from sth) (formal) to think of two people or things as separate and not connected with each other:
She tried to dissociate the two events in her mind.
OPP ASSOCIATE
dissociation noun [U]:
the dissociation of political and moral ideas

Dissociate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissociate \Dis*so"ci*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissociated};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissociating}.] [L. dissociatus, p. p. of
dissociare to dissociate; dis- + sociare to unite, associate,
socius companion. See {Social}.]
To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to
disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete
substance.

Before Wyclif's death in 1384, John of Gaunt had openly
dissociated himself from the reformer. --A. W. Ward.

dissociate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dissociate
v 1: part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated
herself from the organization when she found out the
identity of the president" [syn: {disassociate}, {divorce},
{disunite}, {disjoint}]
2: regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two
events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
[syn: {decouple}] [ant: {associate}]
3: to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule
into simpler molecules or atoms; "acids dissociate to give
hydrogen ions"

dissociate at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: was wotd » 2010|March|13

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/|/dɪˈsəʊ.si.eɪt/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/|/dɪˈsoʊ.si.eɪt/

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » dissociates|dissociating|dissociated


  • Inter: transitiv » e To make unrelated; to sever a connection; to separate.
    1. : A number of group members wish to dissociate themselves from the majority.
    2. Inter: intransitiv » e To part; to stop associating.
    3. : After the big fight, the gang totally dissociated from each other.
    4. Inter: chemistry » transitive To separate compounds into simpler component parts, usually by applying heat or through electrolysis.
    5. : We dissociated the lead iodide into its elements by heating
    6. Inter: chemistry » intransitive To undergo dissociation.
    7. Inter: psychology » intransitive To undergo dissociation.
    8. : Gerald checked himself into the hospital because he was dissociating.


    Inter: rfe » x

    Antonyms

    * associate

    Derived terms

    * dissociation
    • dissociative

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to make unrelated
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разделям, Inter: t+ » bg|разединявам
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|dissociar
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|scheiden, Inter: t+ » nl|afscheiden, Inter: t+ » nl|zich Inter: t+ » nl|distantiëren


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|erottaa
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissocier

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to part, stop associating
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|отделям се, Inter: t- » bg|откъсвам се
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|dissociar
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|zich Inter: t+ » nl|scheiden


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|erota, Inter: t- » fi|erottautua
  • German: Inter: t- » de|sich distanzieren
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|distanciar|alt=distanciarse, Inter: t+ » es|desmarcar|alt=desmarcarse

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » chemistry: to separate compounds into simpler parts
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разлагам
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|dissociar


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|scheiden
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hajottaa

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » chemistry: to undergo dissociation
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|дисоциирам
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|dissociar


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|zich Inter: t+ » nl|scheiden, Inter: t+ » nl|dissociëren
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hajota

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Italian

    Adjective

    dissociate {{f}}
  • Feminine plural form of dissociato

    Noun

    dissociate {{f}}

  • Inter: plural of » dissociata|lang=it

    Verb

    dissociate

  • Inter: conjugation of » dissociare||2|p|pres|ind|lang=it
    1. Inter: conjugation of » dissociare||2|p|imp|lang=it
    2. Inter: form of » Feminine plural|dissociato


    Category: Category:Italian adjective forms -
    Category: Category:Italian past participle forms -
    Category: Category:Italian verb forms -
    Translation: ar » dissociate
    Translation: de » dissociate
    Translation: et » dissociate
    Translation: fr » dissociate
    Translation: ko » dissociate
    Translation: io » dissociate
    Translation: it » dissociate
    Translation: kn » dissociate
    Translation: ku » dissociate
    Translation: hu » dissociate
    Translation: mg » dissociate
    Translation: ja » dissociate
    Translation: pl » dissociate
    Translation: fi » dissociate
    Translation: ta » dissociate
    Translation: vi » dissociate
    Translation: zh » dissociate