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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).]
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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]
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v.t. -ranged, -rang•ing.
1. to throw into disorder; disarrange.
2. to disturb the condition, action, or function of.
3. to make insane.
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Past participle: deranged
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|Verb||1.||derange - derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane; "The death of his parents unbalanced him"|
|2.||derange - throw into great confusion or disorder; "Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt"|
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1. To put out of proper order:
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v. perturbar, desordenar, causar trastorno.
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