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
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater dislocated his knee and tore his ACL on a non-contact play during a practice last summer, ending his season.
Reports from the last few months have documented significant progress for Bridgewater, who dislocated his knee and tore his ACL during training camp.
People with recent back, neck or heart problems should check with a doctor before signing up, and iFly recommends no one with a dislocated shoulder get into the tunnel — the wind could dislocate your shoulder all over again.
And also that Slash had a neck brace on, the result of dislocating four vertebrae during a recent drunken romp with Sixx.
The two men began their meeting with a photo opportunity that featured the requisite tortuous handshake routine that, against all odds, didn't result in either man dislocating the other's shoulder on live television.
Since the Browns cut Barnidge in late April after selecting tight end David Njoku in the first round, tight end Dennis Pitta dislocated his right hip in early June for the third time in his career, and the Ravens cut him less than a week later.
Dennis Pitta, who had a career-best 86 catches last year, was released in June after re-dislocating his hip during organized team acitivies.
Salloi was only in the match because Sporting KC leading scorer Fernandes departed in the 35th minute after dislocating his shoulder.
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Origin and Etymology of dislocate
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
Synonymsbudge, move, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, transpose
Antonymsarrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy
Related Wordsbear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary
Near Antonymsanchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root
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
Definition of dislocate for Students
medical Definition of dislocate
- he dislocated his shoulder
- the humerus was dislocated in the fall
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