Dissimilate meaning

dĭ-sĭmə-lāt
To make unlike or dissimilar.
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(linguistics) To cause to undergo dissimilation.
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To become unlike or dissimilar.
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(linguistics) To undergo dissimilation.
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To make dissimilar.
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To cause to undergo dissimilation.
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To become dissimilar.
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(rare) To make dissimilar or unlike.
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(rare, intransitive) To become dissimilar or unlike.
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Origin of dissimilate

  • dis– (as)similate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From dis- +‎ Latin similis (“like”), modelled on assimilate.

    From Wiktionary