verb (used with object), dis·con·nect·ed, dis·con·nect·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·con·nect·ed, dis·con·nect·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disconnectdis·con·nect·er, noundis·con·nec·tive, adjectivedis·con·nec·tive·ness, noun
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Overall, the survey results show yet another disconnect between the financial markets and the wider economy.Hurricane Laura and the Fed pack a one-two punch, pushing global stocks lower|Bernhard Warner|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Many Americans remain unemployed and feel the disconnect between the stock market’s success and the financial reality of their lives.Why 2020 might be the year cryptocurrency goes mainstream|jakemeth|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Many investors acknowledge the disconnect between the stock market and the broader economy, but they say the rally has been built on top of several supports.S&P 500 hits a new record, erasing last of pandemic losses|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Unfortunately, the disconnect she described appears to have grown even worse since then.Too many AI researchers think real-world problems are not relevant|Amy Nordrum|August 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Of course, this disconnect between romantic ideals and realities may be a simple question of circumstances.Your Romantic Ideals Don’t Predict Who Your Future Partner Will Be - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Alice Fleerackers|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
There is a disconnect, which allows for some distance between his actions and your button presses.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The administration is preparing to let Iran 'disconnect' its nuclear centrifuges rather than actually dismantling them.GOP Rejects Obama’s ‘Creative’ Iran Nuclear Compromises|Josh Rogin|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The results also show a disconnect between the way suicides are reported in certain countries by internal organizations.
When workers recently showed up to disconnect services, she blocked them.Detroit Shuts Off Water to Residents but Not to Businesses Who Owe Millions|Mary M. Chapman|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, in a disconnect, only half support "stricter gun control laws."Mom Gun-Control Group Fights the NRA With Its Own Weapon|Brandy Zadrozny|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, with a shout to Tom to disconnect the electric switch, the man turned off the power from the motor.Tom Swift and his Airship|Victor Appleton
There never was a more favorable opportunity for you to disconnect yourself with the whole affair.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
A galvanic thrill again shot through him at her touch, and again neither of them showed any great alacrity to disconnect.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
But it is impossible to disconnect the relation between names and things.Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.|Josiah Quincy
To do this, disconnect the wires from the magnet-coil from the binding-screws, and connect them with the terminals of the battery.How to Make Electrical Machines|R. A. R. Bennett