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English verb: dismember

1. dismember (contact) separate the limbs from the body


SamplesThe tiger dismembered the tourist.


ExamplesThey want to dismember the prisoners


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


Broader (hypernym)kill

2. dismember (contact) divide into pieces


SamplesOur department was dismembered when our funding dried up.
The Empire was discerped after the war.


Synonymsdiscerp, take apart


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate









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