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dissociate   (Sound)

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〔 dIˋsosIˏet,-ˋsoʃI- 〕


〔 diˊsouʃieit,-ˊsousi- 〕

Overview of verb dissociate

The verb dissociate has 3 senses

  • disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint -- (part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president")

  • decouple, dissociate -- (regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology")

  • dissociate -- (to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms; "acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions")