Disintegrate Definition

dĭs-ĭntĭ-grāt
disintegrated, disintegrates, disintegrating
verb
disintegrated, disintegrates, disintegrating
To separate into parts or fragments; break up; disunite.
Webster's New World
To lose cohesion or unity.
Pressures that cause families to disintegrate.
American Heritage
To undergo or cause to undergo a nuclear transformation as a result of radioactive decay or a nuclear reaction.
Webster's New World
To cause to disintegrate.
American Heritage
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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Origin of Disintegrate

  • Recorded since 1785, dis- +‎ integrate

    From Wiktionary

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