Disunite
Disunite Dis`u*nite", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disunited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disuniting}.] 1. To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate; as, to disunite particles of matter. [1913 Webster]

2. To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of. [1913 Webster]

Go on both in hand, O nations, never be disunited, be the praise . . . of all posterity! --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Disunite — Dis u*nite , v. i. To part; to fall asunder; to become separated. [1913 Webster] The joints of the body politic do separate and disunite. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disunite — index abstract (separate), alienate (estrange), bicker, break (separate), demarcate, detach …   Law dictionary

  • disunite — (v.) 1560s (implied in disunited); see DIS (Cf. dis ) + UNITE (Cf. unite). Related: Disuniting …   Etymology dictionary

  • disunite — [dis΄yo͞o nīt′] vt. disunited, disuniting to destroy or take away the unity of; divide or separate vi. to become separated or divided …   English World dictionary

  • disunite — verb a) To cause disagreement or alienation among or within. If they cannot disunite them by domestic broils, then they engage their neighbours against them. b) To separate, sever, or split. Secrets disu …   Wiktionary

  • disunite — transitive verb Date: 1598 divide, separate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disunite — disuniter, n. /dis yooh nuyt /, v., disunited, disuniting. v.t. 1. to sever the union of; separate; disjoin. 2. to set at variance; alienate: The issue disunited the party members. v.i. 3. to part; fall apart. [1550 60; DIS 1 + UNITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disunite — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, aggravate, alien, alienate, cast off, cast out, come between, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, dichotomize, disaffect, disarticulate, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disunite — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. divide, separate, dissociate, estrange; see alienate , divide 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To become or cause to become apart one from another: break, detach, disjoin, disjoint, divide, divorce, part, separate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • disunite — dis·u·nite || ‚dɪsjuː naɪt v. separate, disjoin, disconnect, estrange …   English contemporary dictionary

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