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English verb: dislocate

1. dislocate (change) move out of position


SamplesDislocate joints.
The artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically.


Synonymsluxate, slip, splay


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move

2. dislocate (change) put out of its usual place, position, or relationship


SamplesThe colonists displaced the natives.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace









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