- to sever the union of; separate; disjoin.
- to set at variance; alienate: The issue disunited the party members.
- to part; fall apart.
Origin of disunite
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Examples from the Web for disunite
I am one who cannot disunite public morality from private virtue.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
I have discovered how to disunite that force and that particle.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
The only way to keep us from setting up for ourselves is to disunite us.
Nothing can alter that; nothing can change our love or disunite our lives.Temporal Power
The only way to keep us from setting up for ourselves, is—to disunite us.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution
L. Carroll Judson
- to separate or become separate; disrupt
- (tr) to set at variance; estrange
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Word Origin and History for disunite
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