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Definition 1: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity - [verb of change]

Samples where disintegrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The material disintegrated
  • the group disintegrated after the leader died

(disintegrate is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

"pulverize the grains"

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) become powder or dust

"When it was blown up, the building powderized"

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) become undone

"the sweater unraveled"

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) break or fall apart into fragments

"The cookies crumbled" "The Sphinx is crumbling"

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) pass into a solution

"The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"

(... is a kind of disintegrate ) break violently or noisily; smash

Definition 2: lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current - [verb of change]

Samples where disintegrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

Synonyms for disintegrate in the sense of this definition

(disintegrate is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(disintegrate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to undergo fission or lose particles

(disintegrate belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 3: cause to undergo fission or lose particles - [verb of change]

(disintegrate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(disintegrate has a similar meaning as ...) lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current

"the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"

(disintegrate belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

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