disjoin


dis·join

verb \(ˌ)dis-ˈjin\

Definition of DISJOIN

transitive verb
:  to end the joining of
intransitive verb
:  to become detached

Examples of DISJOIN

  1. <disjoined the two drinking glasses, which were stuck together, only with the greatest difficulty>

Origin of DISJOIN

Middle English disjoynen, from Anglo-French desjoindre, from Latin disjungere, from dis- + jungere to join — more at yoke
First Known Use: 15th century

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