Dissociate Definition

dĭ-sōsē-āt, -shē-
dissociated, dissociates, dissociating
dissociated, dissociates, dissociating
To break the ties or connection between; sever association with; separate; disunite.
Webster's New World
To cause to undergo dissociation.
Webster's New World
To part company; stop associating.
Webster's New World
To undergo dissociation.
Webster's New World
To mutate or change morphologically, often reversibly.
American Heritage
dissociate oneself from
  • to deny or repudiate any connection with
Webster's New World

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Dissociate

  • dissociate oneself from

Origin of Dissociate

  • Latin dissociāre dissociāt- dis- dis- sociāre to unite (from socius companion sekw-1 in Indo-European roots)

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

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