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dissociate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissociate  \Dis*so"ci*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dissociated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dissociating}.]  [L.  dissociatus  p.  p.  of 
  dissociare  to  dissociate;  dis-  +  sociare  to  unite,  associate, 
  socius  companion.  See  {Social}.] 
  To  separate  from  fellowship  or  union;  to  disunite;  to 
  disjoin;  as  to  dissociate  the  particles  of  a  concrete 
  substance. 
 
  Before  Wyclif's  death  in  1384,  John  of  Gaunt  had  openly 
  dissociated  himself  from  the  reformer.  --A.  W.  Ward. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissociate 
  v  1:  part  cease  or  break  association  with  "She  disassociated 
  herself  from  the  organization  when  she  found  out  the 
  identity  of  the  president"  [syn:  {dissassociate},  {divorce}, 
  {disunite},  {disjoint}] 
  2:  regard  as  unconnected;  "you  must  dissociate  these  two 
  events!"  [ant:  {associate}] 




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