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: sever, separate
: to come apart : disunite
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break up, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, part, ramify, resolve, separate, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke
join, link, unify, unite
13th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense
Middle English, from Anglo-French deseivr-, stem of desevrer, from Late Latin disseparare, from Latin dis- + separare to separate
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