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de·range

 (dĭ-rānj′)
tr.v. de·ranged, de·rang·ing, de·rang·es
1. To disturb the order, arrangement, or functioning of: an asteroid impact large enough to derange the climate.
2. To upset (normal condition or functioning, as of a bodily organ).
3. To cause to be psychotic or otherwise severely mentally unsound.

[French déranger, from Old French desrengier : des-, de- + reng, line (of Germanic origin; see sker- in Indo-European roots).]

de·range′ment n.

derange

(dɪˈreɪndʒ)
vb (tr)
1. to disturb the order or arrangement of; throw into disorder; disarrange
2. to disturb the action or operation of
3. (Psychiatry) to make insane; drive mad
[C18: from Old French desrengier, from des- dis-1 + reng row, order]

de•range

(dɪˈreɪndʒ)

v.t. -ranged, -rang•ing.
1. to throw into disorder; disarrange.
2. to disturb the condition, action, or function of.
3. to make insane.
[1770–80; < French déranger, Old French desrengier=des- dis-1 + rengier; see range]
de•rang′er, n.

derange


Past participle: deranged
Gerund: deranging

Imperative
derange
derange
Present
I derange
you derange
he/she/it deranges
we derange
you derange
they derange
Preterite
I deranged
you deranged
he/she/it deranged
we deranged
you deranged
they deranged
Present Continuous
I am deranging
you are deranging
he/she/it is deranging
we are deranging
you are deranging
they are deranging
Present Perfect
I have deranged
you have deranged
he/she/it has deranged
we have deranged
you have deranged
they have deranged
Past Continuous
I was deranging
you were deranging
he/she/it was deranging
we were deranging
you were deranging
they were deranging
Past Perfect
I had deranged
you had deranged
he/she/it had deranged
we had deranged
you had deranged
they had deranged
Future
I will derange
you will derange
he/she/it will derange
we will derange
you will derange
they will derange
Future Perfect
I will have deranged
you will have deranged
he/she/it will have deranged
we will have deranged
you will have deranged
they will have deranged
Future Continuous
I will be deranging
you will be deranging
he/she/it will be deranging
we will be deranging
you will be deranging
they will be deranging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deranging
you have been deranging
he/she/it has been deranging
we have been deranging
you have been deranging
they have been deranging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deranging
you will have been deranging
he/she/it will have been deranging
we will have been deranging
you will have been deranging
they will have been deranging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deranging
you had been deranging
he/she/it had been deranging
we had been deranging
you had been deranging
they had been deranging
Conditional
I would derange
you would derange
he/she/it would derange
we would derange
you would derange
they would derange
Past Conditional
I would have deranged
you would have deranged
he/she/it would have deranged
we would have deranged
you would have deranged
they would have deranged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.derange - derange mentally, throw out of mental balancederange - derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane; "The death of his parents unbalanced him"
craze, madden - cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
2.derange - throw into great confusion or disorder; "Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt"
disarray, disorder - bring disorder to

derange

verb
2. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of:
3. To make insane:
Translations

derange

[dɪˈreɪndʒ] VT
1. (= upset) [+ plans] → desarreglar, descomponer
2. (mentally) [+ person] → volver loco, desquiciar

derange

vt
(= make insane)verrückt or wahnsinnig machen; mind, sensesverwirren

derange

v. perturbar, desordenar, causar trastorno.
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