disassociate

[ dis-uh-soh-shee-eyt, -see- ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si- /

verb (used with object), dis·as·so·ci·at·ed, dis·as·so·ci·at·ing.


Nearby words

  1. disarray,
  2. disarticulate,
  3. disarticulation,
  4. disassemble,
  5. disassembler,
  6. disassortative mating,
  7. disaster,
  8. disaster area,
  9. disaster capitalism,
  10. disastrous

Origin of disassociate

First recorded in 1595–1605; dis-1 + associate

Related formsdis·as·so·ci·a·tion, noun

Can be confuseddisassociate dissociate

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British Dictionary definitions for disassociate

disassociate

/ (ˌdɪsəˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt) /

verb

a less common word for dissociate
Derived Formsdisassociation, noun

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Word Origin and History for disassociate

disassociate

v.

c.1600, from dis- + associate (v.). Related: Disassociated; disassociating; disassociation.

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