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dis·so·ci·ate

 (dĭ-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
v. dis·so·ci·at·ed, dis·so·ci·at·ing, dis·so·ci·ates
v.tr.
1. To remove from association; separate: "Marx never dissociated man from his social environment" (Sidney Hook).
2. Chemistry To cause to undergo dissociation.
v.intr.
1. To cease associating; separate; part.
2. Chemistry & Psychiatry To undergo dissociation.

[Latin dissociāre, dissociāt- : dis-, dis- + sociāre, to unite (from socius, companion; see sekw- in Indo-European roots).]

dissociate

(dɪˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt; -sɪ-)
vb
1. to break or cause to break the association between (people, organizations, etc)
2. (tr) to regard or treat as separate or unconnected
3. to undergo or subject to dissociation
disˈsociative adj

dis•so•ci•ate

(dɪˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to sever the association of; disconnect; separate: He tried to dissociate himself from his past.
2. to subject to dissociation.
v.i.
3. to withdraw from association.
4. to undergo dissociation.
[1605–15; < Latin dissociātus, past participle of dissociāre to divide, sever =dis- dis-1 + sociāre to attach as a partner, derivative of socius companion]
dis•so′ci•a`tive, adj.

dissociate


Past participle: dissociated
Gerund: dissociating

Imperative
dissociate
dissociate
Present
I dissociate
you dissociate
he/she/it dissociates
we dissociate
you dissociate
they dissociate
Preterite
I dissociated
you dissociated
he/she/it dissociated
we dissociated
you dissociated
they dissociated
Present Continuous
I am dissociating
you are dissociating
he/she/it is dissociating
we are dissociating
you are dissociating
they are dissociating
Present Perfect
I have dissociated
you have dissociated
he/she/it has dissociated
we have dissociated
you have dissociated
they have dissociated
Past Continuous
I was dissociating
you were dissociating
he/she/it was dissociating
we were dissociating
you were dissociating
they were dissociating
Past Perfect
I had dissociated
you had dissociated
he/she/it had dissociated
we had dissociated
you had dissociated
they had dissociated
Future
I will dissociate
you will dissociate
he/she/it will dissociate
we will dissociate
you will dissociate
they will dissociate
Future Perfect
I will have dissociated
you will have dissociated
he/she/it will have dissociated
we will have dissociated
you will have dissociated
they will have dissociated
Future Continuous
I will be dissociating
you will be dissociating
he/she/it will be dissociating
we will be dissociating
you will be dissociating
they will be dissociating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissociating
you have been dissociating
he/she/it has been dissociating
we have been dissociating
you have been dissociating
they have been dissociating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissociating
you will have been dissociating
he/she/it will have been dissociating
we will have been dissociating
you will have been dissociating
they will have been dissociating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissociating
you had been dissociating
he/she/it had been dissociating
we had been dissociating
you had been dissociating
they had been dissociating
Conditional
I would dissociate
you would dissociate
he/she/it would dissociate
we would dissociate
you would dissociate
they would dissociate
Past Conditional
I would have dissociated
you would have dissociated
he/she/it would have dissociated
we would have dissociated
you would have dissociated
they would have dissociated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dissociate - part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"
break up, part, split, split up, separate, break - discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
2.dissociate - regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, severalise, severalize, tell apart, separate, tell - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
associate, colligate, link, relate, tie in, connect, link up - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
3.dissociate - to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms; "acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
decompose, break down, break up - separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

dissociate

disassociate
verb separate, distance, divorce, isolate, detach, segregate, disconnect, set apart how to dissociate emotion from reason
dissociate yourself from something or someone break away from, part company with, break off relations with, have nothing more to do with, sever connections with, end relations with He dissociated himself from his former friends.

dissociate

verb
To remove from association with:
Translations
يُفَرِّق، لا يَرْبطيَفْصِل
distancovat seoddělitodloučit
distancere sig
távol tartja
rjúfa samband eîa tengsl viîrjúfa tengsl viî
atribotiatsiriboti
atdalītnorobežotiesnošķirt
dištancovať saodlúčiť
ayrılmakbağları koparmakilişkisini kesmek

dissociate

[dɪˈsəʊʃɪeɪt] VTdisociar (from de) to dissociate o.s. from sth/sbdisociarse or desligarse de algo/algn

dissociate

[dɪˈsəʊʃieɪt dɪˈsəʊsieɪt] vtdissocier
to dissociate o.s. from sb/sth → se dissocier de qn/qch

dissociate

vttrennen, dissoziieren (geh, Chem) → (from von); to dissociate oneself from somebody/somethingsich von jdm/etw distanzieren; two aspects which have become largely dissociatedzwei Aspekte, die sich weitgehend voneinander gelöst haben

dissociate

[dɪˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt] vt to disassociate (from)dissociare (da), separare (da)
to disassociate o.s. from → dichiarare di non avere niente a che fare con (from political line) → dissociarsi da

dissociate

(diˈsəusieit) verb
1. to separate, especially in thought.
2. to refuse to connect (oneself) (any longer) with. I'm dissociating myself completely from their actions.