verb (used with object), dis·so·ci·at·ed, dis·so·ci·at·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·so·ci·at·ed, dis·so·ci·at·ing.
- dissipation trail,
- dissipative system,
- dissociated anesthesia,
- dissociated nystagmus,
- dissociation sensibility,
- dissociative anesthesia
Origin of dissociate
Examples from the Web for dissociate
He could mimic printed text with alarming accuracy and dissociate the shapes and lines from their inherent meanings.
We have found of what elements the land and water consist, and how these elements combine with each other or dissociate.The Science of the Stars|E. Walter Maunder
It was the woman's impulse to dissociate the man she loved from the deed, for which she could not but feel horror.Corleone|F. Marion Crawford
You have just seen me untie the knot, dissociate the electrons, or what you will.
1610s (implied in dissociated), from Latin dissociatus, past participle of dissociare "to separate from companionship, disunite, set at variance," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + sociare "to join," from socius "companion" (see social (adj.)). Attested from 1540s as a past participle adjective meaning "separated."