Disintegrate meaning

dĭs-ĭn'tĭ-grāt'
To disintegrate is defined as to break apart and fall to pieces.

An example of disintegrate is the way a cookie falls apart in a glass of milk.

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To become reduced to components, fragments, or particles.
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To lose cohesion or unity.

Pressures that cause families to disintegrate.

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To decompose, decay, or undergo a nuclear transformation.
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To cause to disintegrate.
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To separate into parts or fragments; break up; disunite.
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To undergo or cause to undergo a nuclear transformation as a result of radioactive decay or a nuclear reaction.
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To undo the integrity of, break into parts.
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(intransitive) To fall apart, break up into parts.
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Origin of disintegrate

  • Recorded since 1785, dis- +‎ integrate
    From Wiktionary