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English adjective: disjoint

1. disjoint having no elements in common


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths


English verb: disjoint

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

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

Synonymsdisassociate, dissociate, disunite, divorce

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

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

2. disjoint (contact) separate at the joints

SamplesDisjoint the chicken before cooking it.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate

3. disjoint (contact) make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of


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

Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate

Causedisjoin, disjoint

Antonymsbring together, join

4. disjoint (contact) become separated, disconnected or disjoint


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate

Antonymsconjoin, join

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