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dis·in·te·grate

 (dĭs-ĭn′tĭ-grāt′)
v. dis·in·te·grat·ed, dis·in·te·grat·ing, dis·in·te·grates
v.intr.
1. To become reduced to components, fragments, or particles. See Synonyms at decay.
2. To lose cohesion or unity: pressures that cause families to disintegrate
3. Physics & Chemistry To decompose, decay, or undergo a nuclear transformation.
v.tr.
To cause to disintegrate.

dis·in′te·gra′tive adj.
dis·in′te·gra′tor n.

disintegrate

(dɪsˈɪntɪˌɡreɪt)
vb
1. to break or be broken into fragments or constituent parts; shatter
2. to lose or cause to lose cohesion or unity
3. (intr) to lose judgment or control; deteriorate
4. (General Physics) physics
a. to induce or undergo nuclear fission, as by bombardment with fast particles
b. another word for decay3
disˈintegrable adj
disˌinteˈgration n
disˈintegrative adj
disˈinteˌgrator n

dis•in•te•grate

(dɪsˈɪn təˌgreɪt)

v. -grat•ed, -grat•ing. v.i.
1. to separate into parts or lose intactness; break up; deteriorate.
2. Physics.
a. to decay.
b. (of a nucleus) to change into one or more different nuclei after being bombarded by high-energy particles, as gamma rays.
v.t.
3. to reduce to fragments or parts; break up or destroy the cohesion of.
[1790–1800]
dis•in`te•gra′tion, n.
dis•in′te•gra•ble (-grə bəl) adj.
dis•in′te•gra`tor, n.
syn: See decay.

disintegrate


Past participle: disintegrated
Gerund: disintegrating

Imperative
disintegrate
disintegrate
Present
I disintegrate
you disintegrate
he/she/it disintegrates
we disintegrate
you disintegrate
they disintegrate
Preterite
I disintegrated
you disintegrated
he/she/it disintegrated
we disintegrated
you disintegrated
they disintegrated
Present Continuous
I am disintegrating
you are disintegrating
he/she/it is disintegrating
we are disintegrating
you are disintegrating
they are disintegrating
Present Perfect
I have disintegrated
you have disintegrated
he/she/it has disintegrated
we have disintegrated
you have disintegrated
they have disintegrated
Past Continuous
I was disintegrating
you were disintegrating
he/she/it was disintegrating
we were disintegrating
you were disintegrating
they were disintegrating
Past Perfect
I had disintegrated
you had disintegrated
he/she/it had disintegrated
we had disintegrated
you had disintegrated
they had disintegrated
Future
I will disintegrate
you will disintegrate
he/she/it will disintegrate
we will disintegrate
you will disintegrate
they will disintegrate
Future Perfect
I will have disintegrated
you will have disintegrated
he/she/it will have disintegrated
we will have disintegrated
you will have disintegrated
they will have disintegrated
Future Continuous
I will be disintegrating
you will be disintegrating
he/she/it will be disintegrating
we will be disintegrating
you will be disintegrating
they will be disintegrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disintegrating
you have been disintegrating
he/she/it has been disintegrating
we have been disintegrating
you have been disintegrating
they have been disintegrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disintegrating
you will have been disintegrating
he/she/it will have been disintegrating
we will have been disintegrating
you will have been disintegrating
they will have been disintegrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disintegrating
you had been disintegrating
he/she/it had been disintegrating
we had been disintegrating
you had been disintegrating
they had been disintegrating
Conditional
I would disintegrate
you would disintegrate
he/she/it would disintegrate
we would disintegrate
you would disintegrate
they would disintegrate
Past Conditional
I would have disintegrated
you would have disintegrated
he/she/it would have disintegrated
we would have disintegrated
you would have disintegrated
they would have disintegrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disintegrate - break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
powder, pulverize, powderise, powderize, pulverise - make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
powderise, powderize, pulverise, pulverize - become powder or dust; "When it was blown up, the building powderized"
unravel, run - become undone; "the sweater unraveled"
crumble, fall apart - break or fall apart into fragments; "The cookies crumbled"; "The Sphinx is crumbling"
digest - soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture
dissolve - pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
break apart, break up, crash - break violently or noisily; smash;
incorporate, integrate - make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
2.disintegrate - cause to undergo fission or lose particles
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
decay, decompose, disintegrate - lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
3.disintegrate - lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
disintegrate - cause to undergo fission or lose particles

disintegrate

verb
1. collapse, fall, fail, fold, founder, give way, subside, cave in, fragment, crumple, go belly-up (informal), fall apart at the seams The empire began to disintegrate.
2. break up, crumble, fall apart, separate, shatter, splinter, break apart, fall to pieces, go to pieces, disunite At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.

disintegrate

verb
1. To reduce or become reduced to pieces or components:
2. To become or cause to become rotten or unsound:
Translations
يُفَكِّك، يُحَطِّم
rozpadnout se
falde fra hinandengå i opløsning
felbomlik
tærast, eyîast
suirimas
sadalītsadalītiessairt
parçala mak

disintegrate

[dɪsˈɪntɪgreɪt]
A. VI
1. (lit) [rock] → desintegrarse; [piece of machinery, furniture, toy] → destrozarse
2. (fig) [country, family, organization, rock] → desintegrarse
B. VT [+ rock] → desintegrar

disintegrate

[dɪsˈɪntɪgreɪt] vi
[object] → se désintégrer; [substance] → se désagréger
[relationship, marriage, nation] → se désagréger

disintegrate

vizerfallen; (rock, cement)auseinanderbröckeln; (road surface)rissig werden; (car)sich in seine Bestandteile auflösen; (group, institution)sich auflösen; (marriage, society, theory)zusammenbrechen; (family)auseinandergehen; to disintegrate into civil war/chaosin den Bürgerkrieg/ins Chaos versinken
vtzerfallen lassen; rock, cementauseinanderbröckeln lassen; road surfacebrüchig werden lassen; group, institutionauflösen; theoryzusammenbrechen lassen

disintegrate

[dɪsˈɪntɪgreɪt] vidisintegrarsi (fig) (society, theory) → disgregarsi

disintegrate

(disˈintigreit) verb
to (cause to) fall to pieces. The paper bag was so wet that the bottom disintegrated and all the groceries fell out.
disˌinteˈgration noun

disintegrate

vt. desintegrar, reducir a fragmentos o partículas; desintegrarse; separarse.
References in classic literature ?
Pray don't mind it," she said, "pray don't, really--let it be--" But Whiskey Dick, feeling himself on safe ground in this attention, persisted to the bitter end of a disintegrated and well-worn "Travatore.
Not right off, of course, for the native of those islands does not, as a rule, dissolve upon the early applications of a humorous thing; but the fifth time I told it, they began to crack in places; the eight time I told it, they began to crumble; at the twelfth repetition they fell apart in chunks; and at the fifteenth they disintegrated, and I got a broom and swept them up.
A crumpled, disintegrated newspaper revealed itself as the Chicago Democrat, though the date had been obliterated.
He had been disintegrated into a number of varied fellow-creatures--beings of many minds, beings infinite in difference; some happy, many serene, a few depressed, one here and there bright even to genius, some stupid, others wanton, others austere; some mutely Miltonic, some potentially Cromwellian; into men who had private views of each other, as he had of his friends; who could applaud or condemn each other, amuse or sadden themselves by the contemplation of each other's foibles or vices; men every one of whom walked in his own individual way the road to dusty death.
Now we learn what patient periods must round themselves before the rock is formed; then before the rock is broken, and the first lichen race has disintegrated the thinnest external plate into soil, and opened the door for the remote Flora, Fauna, Ceres, and Pomona to come in.
That army, like a herd of cattle run wild and trampling underfoot the provender which might have saved it from starvation, disintegrated and perished with each additional day it remained in Moscow.
With heavy-nailed fingers they scooped away the disintegrated earth from the center of the age-old game trail.
Better that thousands should suffer than that a people should become a disintegrated mass, helpless like dust in the wind.
Disintegration of countries has been useful for the hegemonic system and this policy still continues, the latest of which was seen in Sudan that was disintegrated and is still entangled in chaos and disputes," Saeedi said.
I highly recommend that South Sudan should be disintegrated because it has already been disintegrated compared to the island nation state of Cyprus that has divided itself into two (2) vs.
11 ( ANI ): ESA's GOCE satellite that re-entered Earth's atmosphere on a descending orbit pass that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica, disintegrated in the high atmosphere and no damage to property has been reported.
Summary: Islamabad: The judicial bench hearing Pervez Musharraf's bail petition on judges detention case, disintegrated when .