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disject

[ dis-jekt ]
/ dɪsˈdʒɛkt /
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verb (used with object)

to scatter; disperse.

RELATED WORDS

sprinkle, divide, fling, distribute, shatter, litter, pour, shower, spray, spread, discard, propagate, grow, scatter, publish, disperse, publicize, advertise, circulate, shed

Nearby words

disinvest, disinvestment, disinvite, disinvolvement, disjasked, disject, disjecta membra, disjoin, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed

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
Related formsdis·jec·tion, noun
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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
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