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Definition of "disjoin" [dis•join]

  • To undo the joining of; separate. (verb-transitive)
  • To become separated. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disjoin" in a sentence
  • "Nevertheless, pretending to disjoin them helps organize our thoughts."
  • "When the present boys shall come into possession, and possibly not till then, shall there be a most sweeping reform in the church and state, — the blow to disjoin them will be a hard one."
  • ""The God who gave us life," he wrote, "gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.""