dislocate


dislocate

verb

Definition of DISLOCATE

1
to change the place or position of <dislocated his shoulder in the accident>
Near Antonyms anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root
2
to undo the proper order or arrangement of <the country's entire social structure was dislocated by the war>
Antonyms arrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up dislocate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).