disassemble

[ dis-uh-sem-buhl ]
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verb (used with object),dis·as·sem·bled, dis·as·sem·bling.
  1. to take apart.

verb (used without object),dis·as·sem·bled, dis·as·sem·bling.
  1. to come apart: These shelves disassemble quickly for easy moving.

Origin of disassemble

1
First recorded in 1605–15; dis-1 + assemble

Other words from disassemble

  • dis·as·sem·bly, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disassemble

disassemble

/ (ˌdɪsəˈsɛmbəl) /


verb
  1. (tr) to take apart (a piece of machinery, etc); dismantle

Derived forms of disassemble

  • disassembly, noun

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