Synonyms and Antonyms of dismember

  1. 1 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly quickly dismembered the old toolshed and hauled it off to the dump Synonyms break up, bust, distintegrate, break, disrupt, fracture, fragment, riveRelated Words atomize, crush, grind, powder, pulverize, reduce; blast, blow up, burst, detonate, explode; crack, pop, shatter, shiver, smash; chip, sliver, splinter, split; implode; destroy, ruin, wreckNear Antonyms doctor, fix, heal, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair

  2. 2 to take apart dismembered the stage settings after the last performance Synonyms break down, demount, dismantle, disassemble, dismount, knock down, strike, take downRelated Words detach, disengage; break up, disaggregate, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, divide, separateNear Antonyms build, erect, pitch; combine, uniteAntonyms assemble, construct

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