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English verb: disunite

1. disunite (social) part; cease or break association with

SamplesShe disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president.

Synonymsdisassociate, disjoint, dissociate, divorce

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)break, break up, part, separate, split, split up

2. disunite (contact) force, take, or pull apart

SamplesHe separated the fighting children.
Moses parted the Red Sea.

Synonymsdivide, part, separate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)break, break up, bust, compartmentalise, compartmentalize, cut, cut up, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, disjoint, gin, isolate, joint, keep apart, polarise, polarize, rupture, sequester, sequestrate, set apart, sever, snap, tear, tear

Causedivide, part, separate

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