verb (used with object)
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Origin of disrupt
OTHER WORDS FROM disruptdis·rupt·er, dis·rup·tor, nounnon·dis·rupt·ing, adjectivenon·dis·rupt·ing·ly, adverbun·dis·rupt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for disrupt
Giuliani has indeed told the president that his goal is to disrupt next month’s meeting of the electoral college, The Washington Post reported this week.Rudy Giuliani’s post-election meltdown starts to become literal|Dan Zak, Josh Dawsey|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Maryland’s canceled game against Michigan State is one of 16 Football Bowl Subdivision matchups that have been disrupted this week.Maryland, with 15 more players and its coach positive for coronavirus, cancels Michigan State game|Emily Giambalvo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
“Now, because technologies are more accessible, newcomers can also disrupt, and this is where we want to focus with the lab.”Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While we might not reach the end of this story for years, the DOJ’s suit signals a larger shift in the search industry, which hasn’t been disrupted in over 20 years.
If she hadn’t existed, a good storyteller would have had to invent her as the one character whose very presence disrupts the lives of all others.The Charles and Diana saga weighs heavy on ‘The Crown,’ but Gillian Anderson’s Thatcher is a triumph|Hank Stuever|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Coming next: a smoke detector that could be a real disruptor.
“Most Facebook gaming takes place during the workday,” said Hank Halley, chief operating officer of Disruptor Beam.'Game of Thrones' Facebook App Ascent Just Too Popular in Its First Week|Winston Ross|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST