disjoin

verb dis·join \ (ˌ)dis-ˈjȯin \

Definition of disjoin

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

Examples of disjoin in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of disjoin

Middle English disjoynen, from Anglo-French desjoindre, from Latin disjungere, from dis- + jungere to join — more at yoke



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