disaffiliate

[dis-uh-fil-ee-eyt]

verb (used with object), dis·af·fil·i·at·ed, dis·af·fil·i·at·ing.

to sever affiliation with; disassociate: He disaffiliated himself from the political group he had once led.

verb (used without object), dis·af·fil·i·at·ed, dis·af·fil·i·at·ing.

to sever an affiliation.

Nearby words

  1. disadvantageous,
  2. disaffect,
  3. disaffected,
  4. disaffectedly,
  5. disaffection,
  6. disaffirm,
  7. disafforest,
  8. disaggregate,
  9. disaggregation,
  10. disagree

Origin of disaffiliate

First recorded in 1865–70; dis-1 + affiliate

Related formsdis·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disaffiliate

disaffiliate

verb

to sever an affiliation (with); dissociate
Derived Formsdisaffiliation, noun

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