disject

[ dis-jekt ]
/ dɪsˈdʒɛkt /

verb (used with object)

to scatter; disperse.

QUIZZES

This Word Of The Day Quiz Is Far From Thersitical
Have you mastered the meaning of phronesis? How about plethoric? Take the quiz on the words from the week of February 17 to 23 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
Lincolnesque

Origin of disject

1575–85; < Latin disjectus, past participle of disicere, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -icere (combining form of jacere to throw); see jet1

OTHER WORDS FROM disject

dis·jec·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for disject

disject
/ (dɪsˈdʒɛkt) /

verb

(tr) to break apart; scatter

Word Origin for disject

C16: from Latin disjectus, from disjicere to scatter, from dis- 1 + jacere to throw
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012