Examples of dislocate in a Sentence
She fell and dislocated her shoulder.
The new hotel will dislocate several businesses.
Thousands of workers have been dislocated by the latest economic crisis.
Recent Examples of dislocate from the Web
It was confirmed after an MRI that Finau had dislocated his ankle.
Finau dislocated his left ankle celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 Contest on Wednesday and then popped it back into place.
Watch the entire sequence of events here: Soo Tony Finau just hit a hole-in-one & proceeded to dislocate his ankle then pop it back in.
In the first half of the Celtics’ season opener, Hayward gruesomely dislocated his ankle, ending his season.
Putting Buscemi and Tambor in the same setting as Beale and Palin, and letting everyone use their native dialects, leads to a dislocating quality.
Re-imposing of U.S. sanctions on Iran, the third-biggest OPEC producer, is likely to dislocate at least 500,000 barrels of the Middle Eastern nation's oil exports, resulting in a $5 price increase to oil, the bank said.
Andrew ended up slamming Mary Anne against the wall, and dislocating her shoulder.
Surgery on the horizon: Freshman guard Brad Davison, who first dislocated his left shoulder in the fourth game of the season, battled constant pain and a balky brace over the final 29 games.
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Origin and Etymology of dislocate
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
confuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset;
DISLOCATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dislocate for English Language Learners
medical : to move (a bone) out of its normal location or position in a joint
: to force (someone or something) to move from a place or position
: to cause (a business, system, etc.) to change in some major way : to stop (something) from functioning as it used to function
DISLOCATE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of dislocate
- he dislocated his shoulder
- the humerus was dislocated in the fall
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